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How do I find newspapers?: 1. Start

Locating newspapers in the NUSL collection

Introduction

This is a basic guide that helps you locate a specific newspaper title using LINC, the default library catalogue search in NUS Libraries. This consists of the following steps:

(i) Searching FindMore@NUSL

(ii) Checking the physical location of newspaper (Where is the newspaper physically located?)

(iii) Checking the status of the newspaper (Can I find older issues of newspapers?)

(iv) Checkout the newspaper if newspaper is available for loan (How do I check-out the newspaper?)

(v) Placing a hold on item if item is already borrowed or in closed stacks (How do I place a hold or request if the newspaper is in microform?)

Searching

Let's say you are looking for a specific newspaper, where you either know the  

(i) Title of the newspaper(e.g. Straits Times)

(ii) Call number (e.g AN Mal.St.T)

and enter them into LINC. If you are using FindMore@NUSL, use the newspaper title only.

An example of a newspaper search in FindMore@NUSL. Certain major titles will have a suggested link that leads to the LINC record.


An example of a newspaper search in LINC, with the electronic and print versions:

screencap of LINC search

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