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Law - LLMs in the Department of Mercantile Law: Newspapers

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The Oxford English Dictionary refers to newspapers as: " A printed publication, now usually issued daily or weekly, consisting of folded unstapled sheets and containing news, freq. with the addition of advertisements, photographs, articles, and correspondence; the organization or office issuing such a publication."

However, newspapers are also available electronically at the UJ Library.

Registered UJ students and staff have access to the following newspaper databases:

Newspaper Source



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