For law students trying to find background and public opinion for New York legislation and legislative history, this database is a find. New York State Newspapers contains more than 2 million articles from over 40 newspapers representing regions and communities throughout the state. Spanning a wide range of geography and perspective from the New York Post and Albany Times Union to the Buffalo News and Cornell Daily Sun, this fully browseable and searchable resource includes material from 1980 to the present, along with publication facts for each newspaper.
To access New York State Newspapers, select "Axinn Research Databases by Subject" from the Law Library's alphabetical list of Online Resources. After logging into the Hofstra portal, select "Newspapers," and locate New York State Newspapers in the newspaper database list.
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