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About Alt-Press Watch

Why and how to use Alt-Press Watch.

Why use this resource? Alt-Press Watch gives researchers full-text access to over 200 alternative, independent, and grassroots-supported newspapers, journals, and magazines. These publications cover local, national, and international news and issues with a critical view that contrasts with coverage in corporate owned media. 

What's in this resource? Full-text articles in newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals.







Dates of Coverage 1970-present
Truncation or Wildcard

Truncation symbol * replaces zero or more characters at the end of a word.

Wildcard ? replaces a single character in your search terms, when more than one letter is likely to fit that space.

Unlike truncation characters, you can use wildcard characters in the middle of words.

Type wom?n to find documents containing the words woman, women, and womyn.

Phrase Searching Use "" for phrases, e.g. "food insecurity"
Vendor ProQuest
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