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Historical Newspaper Directories
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Annuaire de la presse et de la publicité (APP) 1968-1986
An annual print directory of general and specialized French newspapers and periodicals.
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Ayer Directory 1970-1971
Print directory of newspapers and periodicals (1970-1971). Superseded by the Gale Directory of Publications.
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Ayer directory of publications
Print annual directory of periodicals (1972-1982).
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Benn's Media Directory 1986-1991
Print directory that provides directory (1986-1991) listings for national and regional newspapers, consumer and business magazines, TV, Radio and electronic media in UK, Europe, and other countries.
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Benn's Media Directory (1992)
Print directory that provides directory listings from 1992 for national and regional newspapers, consumer and business magazines, TV, Radio and electronic media in UK, Europe, and other countries.
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Bowker's News Media Directory
Print directory that includes 3 volumes: Newspaper directory; Magazine and newsletter directory; TV and radio directory. Features information such as contact information, year established, frequency, size, rates, printing process, freelance pay scale, newswire services, circulation size, bureau names, personnel (editors), deadlines, materials accepted, and supplement information. Continues Working press of the nation.
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Bowker serials bibliography supplement
A classified print guide to current foreign and domestic serials.
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Gale Directory of Publications
Print directory that contiunes (1987-1989) the IMS Directory of Publications. Continued by Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.
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IMS/Ayer Directory of Publications
Print directory that continues (1083-1985) the Ayer Directory of Publications. Covers print media published in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Bermuda and the Republic of the Philippines.
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IMS Directory of Publications
Print directory that continues for 1986 the IMS/Ayer Directory of Publications.
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Media Guide
A critical print guide and critique of contemporary media and news outlets. Contains information of the year's major news stories, a section on the best stories and columns of the past year, as well as a guide to the major daily news outlets, periodicals, as well as an annotated and critical guide to major journalists and pundits. Continued by Forbes Media Guide.
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National directory of weekly newspapers; including semi-and tri-weekly newspapers.
Complete print directory of country newspaper rates 1927/28-1937.
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National Directory of Weekly Newspapers
A print directory of weekly newspapers with contact information. The purpose is to simplify the process of buying advertising in targeted publications. Covers 1978-1984. Continued by the National Directory of Community Newspapers.
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Newsletters Directory
Comprehensive print directory of newsletters published in the US and Canada, with contact and subscription information. Covers only 1987. Continued by Newsletters in Print.
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Newspapers, periodicals, Alaska, ship building
Historical information on newspaper publishing in the United States from the Tenth Census of the United States (1880).
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N.W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual, 1880-1909
http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/news_research_tools/ayersdirectory.html
Online annual directory of American newspapers published from 1880-1909. Print editions also available. Continued as N.W. Ayer & Son’s American Newspaper Annual and Directory from 1910 on.
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N.W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual and Directory, 1910-1929
http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/news_research_tools/ayersdirectory.html
Online (1910-1920) annual newspaper directory available in print (all years) as well.
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N.W. Ayer & Son's directory of newspapers and periodicals, 1930-1969
Print directory of newspapers and magazines (1930-1969).
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Rowell's American Newspaper Directory, 1869-1908
http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/news_research_tools/ayersdirectory.html
Online(1869-1877 with gaps) and print directory containing a description of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland, and of the towns and cities in which they are published, together with a statement or estimate of the average number of copies printed by each publication catalogued. Absorbed by N. W. Ayer & Son’s American Newspaper Annual in 1909.
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Stamm Leitfaden fur Presse und Werbung (1972-1975)
An annual print directory of German general and specialized newspapers and periodicals.
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Willing's press guide and advertisers' directory and handbook (1899-1927).
A print directory for public relations and advertising (1899-1927).
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Willing's press guide and advertisers' directory and handbook 1916-1927
A print directory for public relations and advertising (1916-1927).
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The Working Press of the Nation
A print directory with newspaper directory; Magazine and newsletter directory; TV and radio directory (1947-2002). Continued by Bowker's News Media Directory.
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