Research Guide: Newspapers

Use this guide to learn more about how to find, use, and evaluate newspapers

What is a primary source?

Primary sources provide first-hand testimony or direct evidence created by participants or observers of a historical event or time period. Often, these materials are created at the time when the events or conditions occurred. 

King County Library System (KCLS) - History Databases

Green River Students can freely use the KCLS libraries!

King Count Library System logo

As a student at Green River College, you automatically have access to library resources at King County Library System. 

Use the link below to find relevant supplemental resources on your topic!
  • To Log in: use GRC + your student username. Example: GRCjsmith357

  • PIN number: your initial pin is the last four characters of your log in. Example: h357

Other Historical Newspapers

Using Historical Newspapers

Historical Newspapers in Library Databases 

At the King County Library System

Microform and Electronic Newspaper Collections in King County Library System 


Other local public libraries in the area