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  1. Full-text articles and citations can be emailed to your own off-campus address.
  2. Context sensitive help screens are available every step of the way.
  3. Search words can be truncated with an asterisk (*) for multiple characters.
  4. Search words can be truncated with a question mark (?) for single characters.
  5. Your search can be limited by using Boolean Operators-and,or,not,ADJ(X),Near(X).
    ADJ(X) finds documents where search terms appear within x words of each other and in the same order. Near(X) finds documents where search terms appear within x words of each other, in any order.

 

Available Databases

The Republican (Springfield, MA) is the main newspaper for the Springfield, Chicopee, and Holyoke areas. Coverage: 1988 to present.

 


Access Is Made Possible By the Following

Western Massachusetts Regional Library System
http://www.wmrls.org

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
http://www.mlin.org

The Springfield City Library
http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/

The Alumnae Library
http://www.elms.edu/library

Contact

Alumnae Library
Michael Smith
Interim Reference Librarian

413-265-2297
smithm@elms.edu

Library Tech Support

Alumnae Library
Debra Gomes
Librarian/Professor Serials/Systems

413-265-2316
library@elms.edu