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ENVR 205 - Spring 2018: Find Editorials



editorialadj. and n.

b.  spec. Written, or ostensibly written, by the editor of a newspaper, as distinct from news items.

1802    Deb. Congr. U.S. 25 Feb. (1851) 796   The editorial part of the paper..was supposed to come from the pen of Mr. Hobby.
1816    Niles' Weekly Reg. 10 Index   Editorial articles.
1849    Knickerbocker 34 9   We shall set forth in this editorial leader, that our friends may know exactly where we are.
1877    Harper's Mag. Dec. 109/1   [He] thoroughly worked an idea into an editorial leader.
1920    P. C. Bing Country Weekly 145   [They minimized] the importance of the editorial page.
Oxford English Dictionary, 'editorial', retrieved 2/12/2018.  


Finding Editorials

Starting from here, we're going to add in a few more search sites so that you search all of our newspaper databases all at once.  


Once the ProQuest database has been opened, choose the Change Databases option.  



From there, check off all of the Newspaper databases that we have paid to access:

  • Baltimore Sun
  • New York Times
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers:  The Baltimore Sun
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers:  The New York Times
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers:  The Wall Street Journal
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Washington Post



Once you have done that, click the link to begin your search.  You will see that towards the bottom of the search screen you have the ability to search by specific Document type - including Editorials...