Located in Clemons Library near the reference desk is a collection of files containing mostly historical newspaper clippings related to UVA and Charlottesville. Primary dates of coverage are 1940 through 1990. Ask about it at the main desk in Clemons. Find topics of interest using this Local History File Subject Index.
Charlottesville Tomorrow is a hyperlocal journalism 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to expand civic engagement and foster a vibrant, inclusive, and interdependent community. Supported entirely by contributions from readers, local philanthropic giving, and national foundations, Charlottesville Tomorrow delivers in-depth reporting and analysis on local issues with the goal of improving local decision-making.
Finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles
Below is a list of databases covering various disciplines of research where you could search for articles about Charlottesville. Don't see what you're looking for? Contact Sherri or another librarian to discuss your research.
Virgo - search Virgo for articles from a large variety of library databases.
Google Scholaris also useful for finding articles from across many disciplines.
Academic Search Complete is a large general database of articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers on many topics. Updated daily, it can be the best source for resources about very current topics.
Access World News is a news collection that is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Look for quick links to The Cavalier Daily back to 2011 and The Daily Progress back to 2008.
America History & Life covers the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to present with records from 2,000 journals published worldwide. Includes book reviews.
Urban Studies AbstractsIncludes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to the study of cities and regions, this database explores such topics as urban affairs, community development, urban history and other subjects of key relevance to the discipline.
African American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, provides online access to more than 350 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African-American experience. This unique collection, which includes historically significant papers from more than 35 states, features many rare 19th-century titles.