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WRI 1100: Purcell: The Seattle Times

  

Photograph of a newspaper and cup of coffee The Seattle Pacific campus receives The Seattle Times every weekday during Autumn, Winter, and Spring Quarters. You will see these issues around campus. They are free.

 

The Seattle Times makes content available online for free with some restrictions. Basically, you can access 15 articles per month for free on each device.

Here is access information from The Seattle Times FAQ's page (http://www.seattletimes.com/help/)

Q: If I do not have a subscription, can I still access seattletimes.com?
A: Yes. Seattletimes.com content is still accessible for those without a subscription. Non-subscribers will be able to browse the home page and section fronts, entertainment listings, commenting, forums, photo galleries, videos and classifieds. Certain areas such as Jobs, Autos, Real Estate, Rentals, General Classifieds, and Paid Obituaries can also be accessed. In addition, non-subscribers can also view a limited number of articles free of charge before a subscription is required.

To search for editorials and opinion pieces, click on the search icon in the upper right hand corner. Then, type in keywords followed by "editorial" and "opinion."

 

 

 

 

 

ONLINE AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

As an SPU student, you are eligible for a Seattle Public Library card. Apply here!

SPL has full online access to The Seattle Times for free with your activated library card.

Follow these directions to start searching all issues of The Seattle Times for free.

Then, once you are connected to the SPL database, NewsBank, choose the search shortcut for Seattle Times under America's News.

 

To find editorials,  put a keyword or phrase in the first box; then, change the next search box to "section" and type in "editorial."

 

If you type "opinion" into the section search box, you will get other opinion pieces by staff writers, guest writers, or national columnists.

 

If you change the search box to  "Lead/First Paragraph," and type "Northwest Voices," you will get letters and emails from the public.

 

 

 

HARD COPY AT SPU

The SPU Library has a current subscription to the print edition of The Seattle Times for every day and keeps two weeks worth of papers. These issues are found in the Reading Room which is immediately on the right after you enter the building.

The SPU Library also has most issues from 1985-1992 on microfilm. If you need something on microfilm, contact the Front Desk at 206-281-2228 or circ@spu.edu.

The Seattle Pacific campus receives The Seattle Times every weekday during Autumn, Winter, and Spring Quarters. You will see these around campus. They are free.