Newspapers are important valuable resources and can be primary sources for things like reviews of performances, interviews with artists, photographs, story ideas.
If you know the particular day an event happened you may go directly to the newspaper. To get articles about a specific subject, use indexes or databases.
Newspaper articles may include unique data for local areas, based on local reports or gathered by the journalist. Check out the following news databases for both current & historical topics. This is just a small selection of the newspaper databases we have access to. This link will take you to a more comprehensive list http://guides.library.uwm.edu/az.php?s=11492