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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Access Newspaper Database

Newspapers are an invaluable source of evidence of what happened and/or to find out the prevailing public opinion on an issue. Here are some free databases where you can search for newspaper articles:

Government Documents

A key primary source are government documents.

These documents can shed light on the inner workings of any government and provide a valuable source to understanding the history of a country and how it has been run. Here are some free online database for Government Documents:

Images

Find out more about finding and using images, including information about copyright and creative commons, in this guide: Finding and Using Free-Use Online Content 

Some recommended resources for Open Access images listed below: