Print Location: Newspapers
The current issue of the Kirksville Daily Express can be found online at: https://www.kirksvilledailyexpress.com/
The library receives current copies of the Kirksville Daily Express. These copies are kept on the newspaper shelves and folders in the northeast corner of the first floor of the library until the microfilm for that year is received.
A chronology of Adair County Historical items gleaned from Kirksville newspapers, the Selby Index is a selective abstract/index available in the Periodicals Department and Special Collections Department. Note: this index is selective and not a complete index of the Kirksville newspapers.
The Special Collections Department also has a clippings file for Kirksville Daily Express articles relating to Truman State University and Adair County.
The following Kirksville newspapers are available on microfilm in the Microfilm Collection Room on the first floor of the library.
- Kirksville Crier, 1989-1990
- Kirksville Daily Democrat, August 30, 1915 - October 20, 1915
- Kirksville Daily Express, 1906+
- Kirksville Democrat, August 24, 1882- December 29, 1914
- Kirksville Evening Journal, September 2,1891 - December 30, 1891
- Kirksville Journal, January 3, 1867 - November 16, 1922
- Kirksville Morning News, January 13,1914 - December 31, 1915
- Kirksville Saturday Mail, 1891-1899
- Kirksville Tattler, January 23, 1875 - July 27, 1875
- Kirksville Weekly Graphic, 1880-1953 (includes Kirksville Graphic)
- North Missouri Register (includes North Missouri Tribune), August 25, 1870- September 26, 1879
Microfilm/fiche readers and printers are located on the south side of the Periodicals office. The library has 11 microfilm readers, 6 microfiche readers, and 6 film/fiche printers available during the library's open hours. Paper copies from microfilm/fiche are 10 cents a page. The library also has CapturePerfect software which allows the library user to view, scan, digitize and store or print filmed images from a desktop computer.
Print Only. 1979-1999.
Indexes history journals and some other publications covering the US and Canada.
From the National Agricultural Statistics Service
Library has 1989+ in Missouriana Collection. Latest year in Reference JK 5430 M5. Also available online.
This is a collection of select publications from agencies throughout Missouri state government contributed by the Missouri State Library. The Missouri State Archives is the official statutory repository for print and electronic Missouri state government publications.
State government home page with links to all agencies.
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