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SPCH 101 - Lai - Summer 2023: Quick Guide for the Birthday Assignment

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Below is a sample of the login screen for off-campus access to library databases.  Use your AccessRio login and password.

Quick Guide for the Birthday Assignment

Find Articles in Newspapers:
Published on the Day You Were Born


  • How to find articles in ProQuest

    • Go to Proquest
    • Sign into your My Research account  -or-
    • Create your My Research account and sign into your account
    • Use the "Advanced Search"
    • Los Angeles Times goes back to 1985
    • If your birthday is before 1985, explore other options below.
  • See below for an example of how to set-up your search screen in ProQuest:

image of proquest screen to fill out for assignment



How to Find an Article in a Paper Source

How to find an article published on your birthday from a online source if your birthday is pre-1985


Use Google Magazine Search

1.  Review these help screens

2.  To start your magazine search for magazines published prior to 1986:

Start Page for Advanced Search Google Books

Refine by date - Advance Google Search for Magazines