F&M College Library

CNX 268: Researching Lancaster

Researching Lancaster: local newspapers

On the database homepage, scroll down, and click on the link Lancaster Papers.

Researching Lancaster: journals

OPTIONAL: Search here for references to articles published in the Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society.

  • In the database:
    • type in the first search box: journal of the lancaster historical society
    • then "Select a Field": SO Publication Name
  • Type your search statement in the next search box.  Search! 
  • If you find a reference to a useful article, go to the Ground Level of the Shadek-Fackenthal Library, and look for the range of shelves featuring the title Lancaster County Historical Society.  (Note: if the article was published in the past few years, check the Periodicals Room first!)

OPTIONAL: Search here for articles published in Pennsylvania History and The Pennsylvania Magazine.

  • In the database, click on the Advanced Search link.
  • On the search page, scroll down and type the title of the journal into the Publication Title box:
    • pennsylvania history
    • the pennsylvania magazine
  • Scroll back up to the top of the page, and type lancaster into the first search box.
  • Next, type in your search statement in the next search box.
  • Under the heading Narrow By, select: Articles
  • Search!

Interlibrary Loan/ILL: Articles and Books

To request articles or books/book chapters not available at F&M use Interlibrary Loan/ILL.

CNX 268 Librarian

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Lisa Stillwell
I am happy to meet with you online! Please email me to schedule a time: lisa.stillwell@fandm.edu

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