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Major Newspapers: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Instructions for setting up a free Oberlin New York Times subscription and coverage details for other major newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Full Text Access

Format Date Range Location
Full text database 1845-present Plain Dealer Collection with Historical Archive
Website Recent articles
Print Current issue retained until microfilm replacement received Azariah's Current Newspapers
Microfilm 1961 - present (Shelved as Plain Dealer) 2nd Floor SW
Microfilm 1887 -- 1961 (shelved as Cleveland Plain Dealer) 2nd Floor SW
Microfilm 1845 -- 1886 (Cleveland Daily Plain Dealer) 2nd Floor SW



Format Date Range Location
Online index 1983-1999 Cleveland News Index
Print Index 1982-1994 2nd Floor SW
Print Index 1976-1982 2nd Floor SW
Print Index 1931,1933-1938 2nd Floor SW
Print index 1818/1820-1876 Main Library 3rd floor