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The History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library (HPNL) serves the disciplines of history, philosophy, religious studies, and any discipline using current and historical newspapers for their research.  HPNL includes most of the University Library's microfilm collection and is a destination for finding, viewing, scanning, and digitally manipulating micro content. 

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  • Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection--The Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection (IDNC) contains digital facsimiles of historic Illinois newspapers including the Daily Illini, Urbana Daily Courier, Sycamore True Republican, and Express (Tallula, Illinois). 

  • Farm, Field and Fireside: Agricultural Newspaper Collection--Together with the introduction of rural mail delivery, the telephone, and the automobile, farm newspapers played a key role in the modernization of rural America. The Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains historically significant U.S. farm weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.​

  • Collegiate Chronicle (BETA)--The Collegiate Chronicle is a prototype student newspaper repository aggregating newspapers from colleges and universities across the USA.  As funding becomes available,more titles and coverage will be added to this collection.​

  • Genealogy Resources--A guide to finding genealogical materials at the University of Illinois Library.