This guide lists digitized, full-text searchable databases for historical newspapers and magazines, with a focus on the late 20th century. In order to search in these databases, you should use terms that would have been in wide use at the time of the writing of the article, even if those terms or words would not be in use currently. Build these lists of keywords from your reference sources, secondary sources and from other primary sources.
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