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Moving Collections

  • Beginning Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the Serial Division is transferring the current newspaper collection to off-site storage; it will remain there until further notice. (This includes all current newspapers in the United States and foreign countries published in the languages of Western Europe.) These collections will be available for researcher use within 24-48 hours of a request submitted through the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room, LM 133. Please note that this only affects the current print newspaper collection. The newspaper microfilm collection and as well other newspaper special collections continue to be available. In addition, any newspaper issues held in the division’s Newspaper Portfolio collection (generally indicated in the library catalog with a newspaper control number ending in “-X” (ex. Newspaper 8829-X) will be unavailable until further notice due to construction taking place in its location. Please contact staff in the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room by phone (202-707-5690) or thru Ask-A-Librarian.
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