Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Scoured any databases lately?

You might have heard that a Graduate Student in Texas discovered an anonymously published Walt Whitman novel. How did he do it?

By "scouring a vast online database of 19th century newspapers for names found in Whitman's notebooks" (Weldon).

Next time you find yourself with some time on your hands, head over to our Newspaper Databases and maybe you'll discover some gems!

AP Photo from AP Images Database