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New York Times digital access
Access New York Times from 1851-present via the web or through the New York Times app. Register here: http://researchguides.drake.edu/nyt
Des Moines Register
Cowles Library offers Drake students, faculty and staff access to Des Moines Register in a variety of ways:
Print & Microfilm
The library keeps copies of the print edition for the most recent three months. Issues from 1915-present (with an approximate six month delay) are available on microfilm. Indexes are available in the print reference collection (Reference AI21 .D55) for 1975-1987, from UNI for September 1965-June 1976, and from Des Moines Public Library for 1986-present.
An image database of over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955 compiled by Duke University.
American Time Use Survey
Provides statistics on the amount of time people in the U.S. spend on various activities from work to leisure.
The Freedom Forum is a nonpartisan foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people. The foundation focuses on three priorities: the Newseum, First Amendment freedoms and newsroom diversity.
Iowa Freedom of Information Council
The Iowa Freedom of Information Council was organized in the fall of 1976 and formally incorporated in 1977 as a non-profit consortium of newspapers, radio and television stations, media associations, educators, publishers, broadcasters and others interested in openness in government and First Amendment rights.
LIFE Photo Archive
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE Magazine photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
News site that charts relationships between people and events illustrated by interactive graphs with links to relevant articles.
The Poynter Institute is a school for journalists, future journalists, and teachers of journalists. No matter what their job title may be, journalists come to Poynter in a search for excellence.
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