Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
*Note: You will need a CML Library card number to access this resource.*
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library provides access to older editions of the Observer dating back to 1886, however, these older editions are image base only, which makes them a bit trickier to search through.
This collection includes a selection of student and community newspapers from schools and towns around North Carolina. Search by town name to find all the historic newspaper titles. Please remember that these newspapers are image-based and text searches will be challenging.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.