Thursday, February 18, 2016

What happened on the day you were born?

Want to find out what news events occurred on the day you were born?

You can view, download or print a copy of the front page of the New York Times for the date you were born!

Here's how:

1. From the Library's databases, select "Historical Newspapers New York Times (ProQuest)"
2. Select "Publications"
3. Select "New York Times (1923 - Current file)"
4. Under "Browse Specific Issues" click on the 10 year range of the year you were born (such as 2000 - 2009) and then select the year, month and day you were born
5. Under the first article displayed, click on "Full-text PDF"
6. Click the "Page View-PDF" tab
7. Under "Download PDF" click the Print icon to display the entire front page of the newspaper!
8. To download or print, click the Adobe Reader Download or Print icons

Have a question? Ask a librarian!

Rachael Smithey, SWC Librarian

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