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Narrow Down Your Obituary Searches With Obit Magnet

Trying to find an obituary? Obit Magnet takes a name and death date and generates obituary search URLs for Google Books (newspapers only), Newspapers.com, NewspaperArchive.com, and Chronicling America. Enter the name of the person you’re searching and the day, month, and year of their death. Obit Magnet will generate news…

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Create Lifespan Web Searches with the Contemporary Biography Builder

As the volume of scholarship posted on the Internet increases by the day, it gets more difficult to find information about a subject that’s contemporary to them. Yes, research on Louisa May Alcott is extensive and important. But what were newspapers saying about her in 1854? The Contemporary Biography Builder…

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Focus Your News Searches With A Few Time-Lenses Using Time-Sliced News Search

This tool takes a year and query you input and generates date-restricted searches for several news search engines, including Google News, Google Books (Books, Newspapers, and Magazines are searched separately), Newspapers.com, and Chronicling America. The URLs will appear underneath the “Click Here To Generate Search URLs” button after you click…

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