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HIST 370 - Modern Middle East: Newspapers in Print

This page is for Professor Janis Gibbs's Modern Middle East Course.

Print Newspapers

The Van Wylen Library currently subscribes to the following print newspapers.

The Anchor

September 25, 1954- (Reference 1st Floor LH1.H6 A5) (Printed once a month)

Detroit Free Press

Retains current issues only (Print delivered Sunday, Thursday & Friday only)

Grand Rapids Press

Retains current issues only (Print delivered Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday only)

Grand Rapids Times

Retains current issues only

Holland Sentinel

Retains current issues only  (Print delivered Tuesday-Sunday, no Monday paper)
Herrick Public Library Index to Holland Sentinel (2002-2007) available at:

  • Joint Archives of Holland
    Theil Heritage
    F574 .H6 H3

Le Monde (Sélection hebdomadaire)

Retains current issues only

New York Times

Retains current issues only
Microfilm (lower level): 1896 - 2006.

Wall Street Journal

Retains current issues only
Microfilm (2nd Floor) 1968 - 2006 (Eastern Ed.)


Newspaper Area

Browsing Collection

If you would like a print experience for some of your article browsing, Van Wylen has a few titles in it's browsing journal collection that are particularly relevant.  These are located on the 1st floor along the center aisle in the back.

Print Newspapers

  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Le Monde (French)

We also have a particularly relevant magazine in the browsing collection.  It is located on the shelves across from the New Book area.

News and culture magazines are also good places to find more substantial journalistic articles on the Middle East.  We subscribe in print to:

  • Time Magazine - AP2 .T37
  • Newsweek AP2 .N6772
  • New Statesman - AP4 .N6425
  • World
  • Le Nouvel Observateur - AP20 .N74
  • L'Actualite - AP21.A363
  • Harper's
  • Mother jones
  • The Atlantic
  • Der Spiegel
  • The Economist
  • New Yorker
  • Nation
  • National Review
  • Macleans
  • And more!