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How to Read the Wall Street Journal ( Archive

A Guide to for Wake Forest University Students, Faculty & Staff

Search & Access to Older Articles

Thee are two ways to search for and access older articles in the Wall Street Journal:

  1. Use the search feature (click on the magnifying glass icon) on  Start with a basic keyword search, which covers the most recent 90 days.  After doing a basic search, you will see a link to "advanced search," which you can use to search for and retrieve articles as old as four years ago.
  2. Use the ProQuest Wall Street Journal Archive database (link on the Business Information Commons website under "articles.").  This database contains all the articles from the print Wall Street Journal from 1923 through today's edition.