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Potomac State College

West Virginia Newspapers: Home

A guide to the West Virginia Newspapers portal powered by WVU Potomac State College and information on accessing other WV newspapers.

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Fall 2020 Workshops

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Upcoming Workshops

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Past workshops

September 16, 2020 6 pm - Registration closed

October 21, 2020 6 pm- Registration closed

Click here to access the West Virginia Newspapers Portal

(click the above link to access the West Virginia Newspapers Portal)

For Help with the West Virginia Newspapers Portal

These tutorials will help you better understand how to use our Advantage Community History Archive to find things in the newspaper collection.

To learn how to do basic functions, visit the Navigating the Site page. There you will find more videos and handouts.

To learn how to do more advanced searching, visit the Advanced Search Tips page. There you will find more videos and handouts.

To learn how to handle images you find on the newspaper site, visit the Image Handling Tips page. There you will find more videos and handouts.

Need more help?

For more information on West Virginia Newspapers

Doing research into West Virginia newspapers? Check out the resources on these pages

Looking for nearby Maryland newspapers (Allegany and Garrett County?)

Special Thanks

Funding for this project was provided by Potomac State CollegeDenny Avers (class of 1961)and many other donors.

This project would not have been possible without the cooperation of: