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Finding a source[edit]

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  • A request may be an open question or you may ask for a specific journal, article or work.
  • All kinds of sources are possible here: newspapers, magazine article, databases, encyclopedias, court decisions, laws, books, etc.
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  • Filled requests are archived.
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Fulfilling a request[edit]

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    • email a link or plain text to a requester using the Special:EmailUser feature but for attachments, you need to ask them to mail you first so you can reply.

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Reference resources[edit]

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New requests[edit]

June 2022[edit]

ParSec book review[edit]

  • Lillwall, Sara (August 2021). "Review: The Cottingley Cuckoo by A. J. Elwood". ParSec. Hornsea, Yorkshire, England: PS Publishing (1): 82. ISBN 978-1-78636-295-7.

For The Cottingley Cuckoo (to be created).

ParSec is digital magazine. Here is the table of contents for this issue at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database.

Thanks, —Bruce1eetalk 14:07, 12 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The Gospel by Wireless (Boon, 1922)[edit]

  • Boon, Dr J. (1922). The Gospel by Wireless. London: Marshall Bros.

This may be a book or pamphlet (OCLC says it has 19 pages), but in any case is out of copyright, as James Ebenezer Boon (to give his full name) died in 1941. For Religious broadcasting, please. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 17:28, 12 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Tom Morris may be able to help based on what his Resource Exchange post says: the British Library reference collection has this. User:Jonwilliamsl(talk|contribs) 15:54, 25 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Papers Volume 5 By Kampala (Uganda) Institute of Public Administration[edit]

For Bunyamwera, mentioned on page 13. Stanford has a copy[1]

Thanks, awkwafaba (📥) 13:14, 16 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sea Breezes[edit]

For 1773 Phipps expedition towards the North Pole and Constantine John Phipps.

Thanks, —Kusma (talk) 21:26, 22 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

July 2022[edit]

Lost access to resource[edit]

  • Lehmann, Reinhard G. (2005). Die Inschrift(en) des Ahirom-Sarkophags und die Schachtinschrift des Grabes V in Jbeil (Byblos). Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern. ISBN 9783805335089. OCLC 76773474.

For Royal necropolis of Byblos

Thanks, el.ziade (talkallam) 17:20, 1 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Need access to NZ reports from the National Housing Commission[edit]

For Kae Miller. I am specifically seeking information on the Collaborative Housing Society and the View Road Park Society. As I cannot access either source, I have no idea what the article titles might be, but if anyone can find the references, I'd like the whole article (not just the pages in the snippet) that talks about these initiatives Miller started.

Thanks, SusunW (talk) 20:16, 2 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Articles for They Thought They Were Free[edit]

For They Thought They Were Free

I'm also trying to find articles from the Christian Science Monitor Done and New York Herald Tribune but don't have specific dates and page numbers, only quotes

Thanks, WhisperToMe (talk) 23:37, 2 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@WhisperToMe: The second article is available at JSTOR here in The Wikipedia Library Bundle. You should have access to it. If not, I can send it to you. —Bruce1eetalk 23:48, 2 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Bruce1ee: I found the JSTOR link works. Thank you for linking it! WhisperToMe (talk) 18:28, 3 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sent #1 (Saturday Review) via email. DanCherek (talk) 23:56, 2 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@WhisperToMe, I've sent a PDF of ProQuest 509149183, which I think is the Christian Science Monitor article you're looking for. Let me know if that isn't the right one. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 00:07, 3 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Extraordinary Writ: Thank you so much for finding that! Yes, that is the correct review. All that's left is the New York Herald Tribune article. WhisperToMe (talk) 18:13, 3 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Batman Returns - Cinefex, Empire, and Film Journal[edit]

  • Resner, Jeffrey (August 1992). "Three go mad in Gotham". Empire: 39–46.
  • Fennel, Tim (August 1992). "The Catsuit". Empire: 47–49.
  • Sloane, Judy (August 1995). "Daniel Waters on Writing". Film Review: 67–69.
  • Cotta Vaz, Mark (1992). "A Knight at the Zoo". Cinefex (51): 22–74.
  • Salisbury, Mark; Burton, Tim (2006). "Batman Returns". Burton on Burton. London: Faber and Faber. pp. 102–114. ISBN 0-571-22926-3.

For Batman Returns. I can find the text of the Empire reference online on fan sites but I can't cite page numbers that way so having the actual pages would be handy. The very generic "Film Review" publication is just not giving me any luck at all getting results.

Thanks, Darkwarriorblake / SEXY ACTION TALK PAGE! 13:14, 3 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Darkwarriorblake, you should be able to access Burton on Burton through the Internet Archive here. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 17:34, 18 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks very much Extraordinary Writ! Darkwarriorblake / SEXY ACTION TALK PAGE! 18:55, 18 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Royal Geographical Society / Wiley digital archives[edit]

A general question: Does the wikipedia library provide access to any archives of this sort? Can the RGS collection be browsed on some site even if its files are paywalls?

Thanks, trespassers william (talk) 17:43, 8 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@DanCherek: do you know something more about this? – Doc TaxonTalk 12:05, 2. Aug 2022 (UTC)
To my knowledge, this isn't included in TWL (though I am unfamiliar with the source, so I may be wrong). But it looks like my own institution does give me some degree of access to these RGS archives, so @Danny lost: if you have a specific request, I can see if I can get it for you. DanCherek (talk) 12:10, 2 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

A short history of Ethiopia and the Horn[edit]

For verification in Talk:Tewodros I, potentially for Tewodros I.

Thanks, Dawit S Gondaria (talk) 21:28, 9 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

2013 Irish Examiner article[edit]

Hello. I'm looking for this 2013 Irish Examiner article for my draft on Colin Barrett. I checked Gale with The Wikipeida Library but it doesn't have this article despite having full-text coverage for 2013:

I can't use the Blogspot URL where I found this article as it's unreliable. Thanks! MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 23:49, 12 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • A search on the site ( shows this:

Saturday October 19, 2013 Untitled Article COLIN BARRETT An ideal introductory text for third-level A Different Story: fiction where Walshe wisely teases ciatingly insufferable book” but failing wasn Colin ’t Barrett writing can --Arhi twi (talk) 08:30, 13 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I don't think that's the one I'm looking for as A Different Story is by Colm Tóibín. But, it could be a side column of the main article. MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 14:49, 13 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I checked Irish News Archive, and it does look like it's on that page you mentioned underneath the article in the Forum section titled: Hard lives, hard truths. --MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 15:07, 13 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Reviews for Llegar a Ti (song) and Escúchame (song)[edit]

Llegar a Ti by Jaci Velasquez
Escúchame by Carlos Ponce:

Specifically, I want to know if either of the first two articles mention the release date for "Llegar a Ti". For Llegar a Ti (song) and Escúchame (song) (being worked on in my sandbox)

Thanks, Erick (talk) 20:54, 21 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Anarkali .. by Nazir Chaudhry[edit]

  • Ahmad Chaudhry, Nazir (2002). "Anarkali, Archives and Tomb of Sahib Jamal, A Study in Perspective". Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications: 21. ISBN 9789693513844. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  • Requesting preferably the chapter containing page 21 and also pages containing list of references of the relevant chapter.
For Anarkali

Thanks, Bookku, 'Encyclopedias = expanding information & knowledge' (talk) 12:13, 25 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I think, page 21 is within the "Preface", but I'm not sure. "Bibliographical references" are on pages 77-78. But I myself can't get this for you. – Doc TaxonTalk 15:24, 25. Jul 2022 (UTC)
Thanks for inputs. Actually wish to find out 'a particular sentence' is being referred by Chaudhry from which particular book and page of reasonably large historian Ram Nath#Works, that's why I am looking for Chaudhry's bibliography.
At page 21 historian Nazir Chaudhry is referring to another historian Ram Nath's sentence ".. absolutely improbable that the grand Mughal emperor would address his married wife as yar .." (as much I could see in google book snippet google books does not give preview for this book), some other media articles too refer to this sentence, but it is unclear from which book and page number of Ram Nath's sentence is cited.
Nazir Chaudhry too is reasonably being referred by other authors so I will prefer to go through his presentation.
Bookku, 'Encyclopedias = expanding information & knowledge' (talk) 02:47, 26 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Tale type index for Armenian folktales (based on the ATU system)[edit]

  • Гуллакян, Сюзанна Арменовна [Syuzana Armenovna Gullakian]. Указатель сюжетов армянских волшебных и новеллистических сказок : (Учеб.-вспом. пособие) / С. А. Гуллакян; М-во нар. образования АрмССР, Респ. учеб.-метод. каб. - Ереван : РУМК Миннаробразования АрмССР, 1990. - 48 с.; 20 см.

The work translates roughly to "Index of Types of Armenian Folktales". The work is said to contain 48 pages, but I only need the pages in regards to types ATU 425-449 (section about the Animal as Bridegroom tales), ATU 505-508 (section about the Grateful dead (folklore)) and ATU 707 (about The Three Golden Children (folklore)).

I believe the selected sections will serve to improve articles about Armenian fairy tales, including Habrmani and The Golden-Headed Fish.

Thanks, KHR FolkMyth (talk) 13:51, 26 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Encyclopédie de l’Islam[edit]

For Persian wiki, fa:مرزبان‌نامه

Thanks, Ταπυροι (گپ) 06:46, 30 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@محک: I have access to the English-language version of this, at*-SIM_4990, but not the French version. Would you like me to email the English one to you? DanCherek (talk) 15:14, 30 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@DanCherek: yes, please. I send a mail to you. Ταπυροι (گپ) 15:20, 30 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes Sent DanCherek (talk) 15:23, 30 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hebrew language resource[edit]

From looking at WorldCat, it looks like this may be a difficult request to fulfill, as it shows no libraries in the US that may have it. This are the details of the book:

  • Jacob Barnai, Shabtaut: Hebetim Hevratiim (Sabbateanism: Social Perspectives) [Hebrew], Jerusalem, Zalman Shazar Center, 2000.

OCLC 1284559037 / OCLC 255159652 / OCLC 890212639

If it is somehow available anywhere through the specialists here, I would appreciate having the full title page (front and back, with the publication details), the table of contents, and the first two chapters scanned and sent to me. The request relates to the Henry Oldenburg, Peter Serrarius, and Abraham Pereyra WP entries. Thank you, warshy (¥¥) 21:14, 30 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Doing... I'm not sure, but I think, I can get this for you. I'm trying it. Please wait, – Doc TaxonTalk 10:02, 31. Jul 2022 (UTC)

August 2022[edit]

First and Ten: Pro Football Players Born in Italy[edit]

  • Batella, Fausto (2017). First and Ten: Pro Football Players Born in Italy. SPORTeBOOK. ISBN 9788894161861.

I would appreciate if someone could show me what the book says about Frank Gaziano and Pete Gorgone so I could create articles on them. Thanks, BeanieFan11 (talk) 23:38, 1 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese book reviews[edit]

  1. Green tickY Akamatsu, Nobu (1997). "Taylor, Insup & Taylor, Martin (1995). Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese: Studies in written language and literacy 3. Amsterdam: John Benjamins". Canadian Modern Language Review. 53 (4): 755–757. - Available at DeGruyter ; doi:10.3138/cmlr.53.4.755
  2. Yes SentAllen, K. "Insup Taylor & M. Martin Taylor. Writing and literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese. 1995 [1997]". International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 7 (1): 115–116.
  3. Green tickY Kuo, J.; Akutsu, S. "Taylor: Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese [1997]". Applied Language Learning. 8 (1): 128–131.
  4. Yes SentMair, V. H. "Taylor & Taylor: Writing and literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese [1999]". Word. International Linguistic Association and Linguistic Circle of New York. 50 (2): 263–267.
  5. Yes SentOhori, Toshio (2001). "Review of Taylor & Taylor (1995): Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese". Studies in Language. 25 (1): 174–178. doi:10.1075/sl.25.1.12oho.
  6. Seeley, C. "I. & M. Taylor, Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese [1998]". New Zealand Journal of East Asian Studies. 6 (1): 120–121.
  7. Yes Sent Smith, Janet S. Shibamoto (1998). "Insup Taylor & M. Martin Taylor. Writing and literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese". Written Language & Literacy. 1 (2): 275–279. doi:10.1075/wll.1.2.13shi.
  8. Yes Sent"Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese [1996]". Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 40 (79). September 1996.

For Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese

Thanks, WhisperToMe (talk) 02:56, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes Sent request 2, 4, 5, 8 – Doc TaxonTalk 12:46, 5. Aug 2022 (UTC)
#1 is available via TWL at [2]. #3 is here, page 75. DanCherek (talk) 13:30, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes Sent #7 via email. DanCherek (talk) 13:34, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@DanCherek: with your link I can get full text of #1 too, but first I tried to find it by TWL search bar and input the title. I couldn't find full text by TWL. Can you explain your steps please, how you found #1 in TWL? Thank you – Doc TaxonTalk 13:53, 5. Aug 2022 (UTC)
Sure! I entered "Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese Akamatsu" (without the quotation marks) into the TWL search bar and it was the second result for me. DanCherek (talk) 13:55, 5 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you – Doc TaxonTalk 14:02, 5. Aug 2022 (UTC)
Thank you both! WhisperToMe (talk) 18:15, 6 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Business Week 1984[edit]

Hello! I'm working on the article Atari 8-bit family. Who knows where to find online archives of Business Week magazine? From Business Week of May 21, 1984, there is allegedly this quotation: "Atari expect the new Lucasfilm software to stimulate sales of future games machines while tapping an existing market of 4 million owners of Atari's home computer and 5200 games machines". That's all the information I have. I have searched ProQuest and EBSCO on WP:LIBRARY but maybe I did it wrong. Thank you so much. — Smuckola(talk) 03:50, 7 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Smuckola, I have access to this one; email me and I'll send you the PDF. Cheers, Extraordinary Writ (talk) 05:10, 7 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Extraordinary Writ: Done. Thanks! And if anyone can let me know if there's an online source for Business Week, that'd be great! — Smuckola(talk) 08:52, 7 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Smuckola: Yes Sent. The Internet Archive has coverage through 1961, but I'm not aware of an easy way to access anything after that, unfortunately: as far as I can tell, it's only available through this special EBSCO database, which the Wikipedia Library doesn't subscribe to. If you need any more BusinessWeek articles, feel free to leave a message here and one of us with access to the EBSCO database would be happy to send it to you. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 16:32, 7 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Extraordinary Writ: Thanks. I googled and I can't find how to fill in the citation, like volume or issue, and I'm not sure whether ISSN is necessary because I rarely see it. This is a good magazine article to spread around citations into several Wikipedia articles. {{cite magazine | magazine=[[Bloomberg Businessweek|Businessweek]] | date=May 21, 1984 | title=Atari refuses to let the video game fad die | page=46 | volume= | issue= | issn= | publisher=[[McGraw Hill Education]]}} — Smuckola(talk) 02:38, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Looks good, Smuckola. The database tells me that this is issue no. 2843; there doesn't appear to be a volume number, so you can just leave that parameter blank. Including the ISSN (0007-7135) probably isn't a bad idea, although it's not required. You can also add via=[[EBSCOhost]] if you want to make clear where the article came from. Cheers, Extraordinary Writ (talk) 03:13, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Extraordinary Writ: You are truly a Writ among writs. Out of the ordinary, and possibly even mildly outrageous. Please let me know if I can assist you with anything. The source has been cited, long live Jambi. I sure wish WP:LIBRARY's GUI wasn't only a blatant giant zoo, though I know it is by benevolent necessity. I wish it at least had a single search box, even if I had to wait 30 minutes for results lol. I basically stick to trade magazines and newspapers, so I often must do countless redundant searches. The bare minimum is EBSCO, ProQuest,, Google Books, and sometimes Newspaper Archive. It's so overwhelming and I don't know how to determine the names of individual publications I can and can't search! I don't know what's included, to even answer the question of whether or not I've even searched BusinessWeek among all that lol. There are a ton of stupid meta-search checkboxes ahead of EBSCO and ProQuest alone and I can't imagine how it would be possible to ever understand what I'm even looking at or opting into before I've even input a keyword. Then it gives me a beautiful search result and soon times out and barfs it all on the floor so I can start it all over again. Am I baying into the wind along with other very smart very normal users or am I just a loser, baby? — Smuckola(talk) 07:38, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Smuckola, the WP:LIBRARY folks actually have been working on one search engine to rule them all—there's now a search bar at the top of that searches EBSCO, Gale, JSTOR, and a whole bunch of other databases. Unfortunately it doesn't yet include ProQuest,, or Newspaper Archive, but at least it's better than nothing. I can certainly sympathize about how difficult it can be to find where (if anywhere) a publication is available. One trick on ProQuest is to click the "publications" tab, which lets you search by the name of the publication (for instance, searching "Los Angeles Times" shows you how to access the paper, while searching "BusinessWeek" brings up...nothing). I think EBSCO has a similar feature, although I'm not too familiar with it. And, of course, if there's anything you can't find, you're always welcome to pay us a visit here and someone will probably be able to put you on the right track. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 18:31, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

access to books pages[edit]

it has been suggested to me to ask here. i need help with: i have written article based on machine translation of ratan bai (french) and submitted for review also. obviously draft is not accepted. i tried to access books on google but there are no preview available. is there anyway to access these books (particularly pages) to view without membership or bypass paywall. i need help with following books with page numbers:

  • Bhagwan Das Garga, So many cinemas : the motion picture in India, Eminence Designs, page: 320.
  • Madhuja Mukherjee, Voices of the Talking Stars : Women of Indian Cinema and Beyond, SAGE Publications India, page: 216.
  • Pran Nevile, K. L. Saigal : The Definitive Biography, Penguin UK, page 248.
  • Ashish Rajadhyaksha et Paul Willemen, Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema, Routledge, page 658.

please let me know how to proceed For Draft:Ratan_Bai

Thanks, jindam, vani (talk) 12:45, 13 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema (full book on Z-Library)
  • Book 2 and 3. Available Samples on Amazon --Arhi twi (talk) 13:03, 15 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Family, Hard Work and Magic[edit]

For Wizards of Waverly Place - as per the Featured Article nomination, only some preview pages are available on Google Books.

Thanks, SatDis (talk) 02:08, 14 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sign of the Sun video game source request[edit]

  • Sign of the Sun Review: PC Action January 1998 (issue isn't available on Wayback - not sure the page number)
  • Sign of the Sun Review: PC Joker February 1998 (issue isn't available on Wayback - not sure the page number)

For Sign of the Sun. Secondary sources have told me reviews exist in these issues but I can't find any copies.

Thanks, Coin945 (talk) 11:08, 16 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Found nothing on these. Timur9008 (talk) 11:13, 16 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

German-language Catalogue of Romanian folktales by Adolf Schullerus[edit]

  • Schullerus, Adolf. Verzeichnis der rumänischen Märchen und Märchenvarianten. Folklore Fellows Communications, 1928. 99 pp.

For Romanian folklore and related articles about Romanian fairy tales.

The work is a preliminary catalogue of Romanian folktales according to the then recent revision of the international Aarne-Thompson-Uther Index (known at the time - 1928 - as AaTh). From this book, I'm requesting the section about tale type 407, "The Girl as Flower" (for The Bay-Tree Maiden); types 425-449, section about the Tierbräutigam (for Trandafiru and The Enchanted Pig), and type 707, "The Three Golden Children" (for The Boys with the Golden Stars and A String of Pearls Twined with Golden Flowers).

Adolf Schullerus [ro]'s book was translated into Romanian in 1966, and, according to some digging up, has not been updated since then, which means the original German-language version (1928) seems to be the most complete catalogue of Romanian tales.

Thanks, KHR FolkMyth (talk) 12:39, 17 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

University of Milan PhD thesis[edit]

Hi, might be a bit of a long shot but does anyone have access to the following (Italian language) PhD thesis? Discusses a glacier I might write an article on. Thanks - Dumelow (talk) 14:46, 18 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Italian (original): Pelfini M. 1992. Le fluttuazioni glaciali oloceniche nel gruppo Ortles-Cevedale (settore lombardo). Tesi di Dottorato, IV ciclo, 1998–91, Universita degli Studi di `Milano

English translation: Pelfini M. 1992. Holocene glacial fluctuations in the Ortles-Cevedale group (Lombardy sector). PhD thesis, IV cycle, 1998–91, University of Milan

Reading Mars: Changing Images of Mars in Twentieth-Century Science Fiction[edit]

For Mars in fiction. I was unable to find this particular issue at the Internet Archive (a lot of the other issues are available).

Thanks in advance. TompaDompa (talk) 00:52, 21 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

'Anarkali' article in Dawn May 1, 2005[edit]

On internet we get copy of the Dawn (Newspaper) article 'Anarkali' dated May 1, 2005 on a blog @ I am looking for help in getting link from Dawn's own archive or from for verifiability.

For Anarkali

Thanks, Bookku, 'Encyclopedias = expanding information & knowledge' (talk) 06:25, 21 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Bookku: The link for it is broken at However, the snippet does match the beginning of the Tripod website. You may need a physical copy of the magazine article to verify as the Internet version on isn't there. MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 18:26, 21 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Daily Telegraph (London) 1995[edit]

  • Lawson, Dominic (April 8, 1995). "Notebook: The Voters Want Cash, Mr. Clarke". Daily Telegraph (London). p. 17. ISSN 0307-1235 – via Gale Primary Sources: Historical Newspapers.

For Blackstone's ratio. The source is not in any of the Wikipedia Library Gale subscriptions (the Telegraph archives for standard institutional packages are 2000+). Some public libraries such as NYPL offer remote access to Gale Historical Archives among other goodies, so check your local library site as well as your academic institution(s).

ProQuest doc id 317460065 (abstract only).

Email results if convenient. Thanks, SamuelRiv (talk) 02:06, 25 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@SamuelRiv: Yes Sent via email. DanCherek (talk) 02:16, 25 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi SamuelRiv, just checking to see if you were able to receive the above and if this can be marked as {{resolved}}, or whether you still need it. DanCherek (talk) 03:05, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Computer Trade Weekly[edit]

Computer Trade Weekly was a British weekly trade newspaper that covered computers and video games, spanning from 1984 to 1998. Although it was a respectable source at the time, it is notoriously difficult to find archives of on the Internet. Out of all the hundreds of issues they had ever released, I managed to find and download exactly one, although granted I might have been able to uncover a second issue had I decided to grind the search engines of Google and the Internet Archive.

For Amiga 600, I am looking for an article about the CeBIT 1992 show that mentions the Amiga 600 as one of the products being released there. This newspaper was reportedly the outlet that broke the Amiga 600 story. There is very little I know about the article. I do not know what issue the article appeared in, let alone the page numbers. Based on the issue I downloaded, it might have been #378. All I know is that it was reportedly published on March 16, 1992. I am betting that the only way I could obtain a copy of the article is from someone who has a physical copy of the issue, so if you have one, please send it. Thanks, FreeMediaKid$ 06:17, 26 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Okay, I searched the internet for more details about the newspaper, and searching "CTW" on, I found out its ISSN: 1355-6142. I hope this helps you as it will help me. FreeMediaKid$ 03:48, 2 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Request for specific page access[edit]

For Mahishya. This two sources have been already cited in the article, but only using snippet views of few pages. More contents may added maintaining WP:NPOV if other pages discussing this subject can be accessed. Thanks.CharlesWain (talk) 13:30, 27 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Encyclopedia Aethiopica Volume 4 O-X[edit]

For Qene, Semien Province, Tessema Nadew, Three battles of Sarbakusa, Tsegede, Tselemt,Tewodros II Wand Bewossen, Welde Giyorgis Aboye, Welkait, Wollo Province and others. I would like to see the content of these 16 entries. It's usually one page per entry, altogether probably no more than 30 pages.

  • Poetry, Amharic
  • Sagade
  • Sallamt
  • Samen
  • Sarbakusa
  • Tasamma Nadaw
  • Tesfos (or Tasfa)
  • Tewodros II
  • Wadagge
  • Walda Gabreel
  • Walda Giyorgis Abboyye
  • Walda Leul
  • Walda Rufael
  • Wallo
  • Walqayt
  • Wand Bawasan

There could be different spelling for these names.

Thanks, Dawit S Gondaria (talk) 13:59, 27 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

An article from The Times of April 13, 1922[edit]

There is an article on the political situation in Yugoslavia.

For TheDiaboloBoy

Thanks, TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 19:48, 29 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The British press in June-July 1928[edit]

I am interested in the writing of the British press after the assassination of parliament members of the National Assembly in the Kingdom of SHS.

There are some references:

Manchester Guardian of June 29, 1928

Observer of June 24, 1928

The Times of July 1, 4 and 5, 1928

Thanks, TheDiaboloBoy

Thanks, --TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 20:03, 29 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Yes Sent Times--Arhi twi (talk) 10:52, 30 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • TheDiaboloBoy, I found this in the Observer. I didn't see anything in the Guardian, but it's possible I missed something—do you happen to have the page number? I also found this and this in the Daily Telegraph, in case it's useful. Let me know if there's anything else you'd like me to look for. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 21:10, 30 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Death of Mr T. F. Wood, J.P., of Wolstanton. - Staffordshire Sentinel - 1921-09-05 (not BNA)[edit]

I have uploaded the best available version of this obituary, as an image, sourced from the British Newspaper Archive, but the right-hand column is unreadable. Can anyone find better, for a possible biography, please? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 13:03, 30 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Pigsonthewing:: an archival version of the September 5 issue is available here. Registration seems required, though.
KHR FolkMyth (talk) 12:47, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

September 2022[edit]

Grant Benson[edit]

  • Pop Went The Pirates, Keith Skues, Lambs' Meadow Publ. 1994. ISBN 978-0-907398-03-5
  • Pirate Radio : Then And Now, Stuart Henry and Mike von Joel, Blandford Press. 1984. ISBN 0-7137-1497-2
  • Radio pirata. Rock, libertà, trasgressione e nuovi linguaggi radiofonici. Le straordinarie impresse dei bucanieri dell'etere, Andrea Borgnino, Ed. Persiani

Trying to verify the citations in Grant Benson. No previews on GBooks, and no scanned copies at IA. Unfortunately, the original editor hasn't edited since creating the article in 2009, and did not provide page numbers. If anyone has access to any of these books, I'd appreciate a hand - I don't even really need scans. Just need someone to glance at the index, see if he's listed, and if so, advise if the coverage is significant or just trivial? Many thanks, ♠PMC(talk) 04:13, 1 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No search results for Henry and Joel at GBooks. MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 02:26, 4 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Weird, when I originally checked for that book I couldn't even get a search on GBooks. Thanks for checking that. ♠PMC(talk) 19:24, 4 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Shah Abbas: The King who Refashioned Iran[edit]

  • Quinn, Sholeh (2015). Shah Abbas: The King who Refashioned Iran. Oneworld Publications. ISBN 9781780745688.

Two chapter of this book: one is named Shah Abbas and political legitimacy and the other is Shah Abbas as the 'Supreme Lord of the Auspicious Conjunction. Don't know the pages unfortunately. For Abbas the Great

Thanks, Amir Ghandi (talk) 10:02, 1 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

29 Gran Barranca: a 23-million-year record of middle Cenozoic faunal evolution in Patagonia: pages 423-439[edit]

For User:Magnatyrannus/Sarmiento Formation

Thanks, Magnatyrannus (talk | contribs) 00:55, 4 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Doing...Doc TaxonTalk 23:57, 4. Sep 2022 (UTC)

Yes SentDoc TaxonTalk 22:47, 5. Sep 2022 (UTC)

Colhuehuapian rodents from Gran Barranca and other Patagonian localities: the state of the art.: Pages 206-219[edit]

For Chichinales Formation

Thanks, Magnatyrannus (talk | contribs) 00:32, 5 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Doing...Doc TaxonTalk 23:13, 5. Sep 2022 (UTC)

Yes SentDoc TaxonTalk 13:52, 6. Sep 2022 (UTC)

The Phoenix article[edit]

For Barbara Dawson and Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Barbara Dawson.

Thanks! Bridget (talk) 00:44, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Alice Holz[edit]

For Alice Holz

Thanks, Sammielh (talk) 15:30, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Sammielh: I have access to the first one. Please Wikimail me and I'll send it to you. —Bruce1eetalk 15:36, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Sammielh: Yes Sent the first one. —Bruce1eetalk 15:47, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Sammielh I have access to the second and fourth sources and can send them if you email me (might take a few hours as I have to head over to the library for #2). Eddie891 Talk Work 16:02, 6 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Have both (#2 &4) documents scanned, and ready to send... Eddie891 Talk Work 21:20, 8 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

article in "Oil-Industry History"[edit]

  • Kupfer, Donald H. "Cañon City's Oil Spring, Fremont County, Colorado: Colorado's First Commercial Oil Prospect (1860); And the Discovery of the Florence Oil Field (1881)". Oil-Industry History. 1 (1): 35-59.

For Draft:Oil Spring, about NRHP-listed place (refnum 96000043) near Canon City, Colorado, for which the NRHP nomination document is not available (relating to fact that the location is restricted). First page of the requested article is visible at Worldcat for the journal shows the journal is available at multiple places.

Thanks, Doncram (talk) 03:34, 8 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Draft:Skeeter Reece, clown, 1950-[edit]

I'm trying to get this draft into WP:GNG shape, subject's wife turned up at the Teahouse and has suggested some sources that could be of help listed at Draft_talk:Skeeter_Reece, some are press clips she has saved but without publisher/date.

These links are I think some American library-system, if someone can access:

These are some hopefuls:

  • One has a headline “Skeeter Reece finds athletic skills are useful as a clown”. By Claude Harrison. (No date or city or name of paper)
  • "Bring on a clown and hear his story” by Martin King (no city or date)
  • Peninsula Times Tribune Feb 26, 1983 article “The man behind the clown face may surprise you” by Phyllis Brown
  • He performed with the Smothers Brothers in Jacksonville, Oregon June 18, 1994. There was an article in the Mail Tribune June 19, 1994

For Draft:Skeeter Reece

Thanks, Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 08:21, 9 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

"Bring on a clown and hear his story” by Martin King (no city or date)" found by another editor. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 06:46, 10 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Gråbergs Gråa Sång, I found Claude Harrison's article (it's in the Philadelphia Tribune); email me and I'll send you a copy. I also found the third NewsBank article, which you should be able to access through ProQuest via the Wikipedia Library at this link. No luck as of yet on any of the others—I'll let you know if anything turns up. Cheers, Extraordinary Writ (talk) 07:20, 10 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Extraordinary Writ, thank you very much. ProQuest accessed and mail sent. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 07:36, 10 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
And now Yes Sent, Gråbergs Gråa Sång. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 07:46, 10 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
And received, thanks again. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 08:05, 10 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

A Primary Source on 1937 Indian Provincial Elections[edit]

  • Reforms Office 20/III/1936-F — Report on the General Elections in North-West Frontier Province February 1937

Thanks, TrangaBellam (talk) 07:34, 11 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The journal of the Uttar Pradesh Historical Society[edit]

For an article on Gujarati Wikipedia, my native wiki

Thanks, Gazal world (talk) 15:46, 12 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Doc Taxon: It will be a great help, if you can help me with this request. Thanks. --Gazal world (talk) 19:01, 12 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Gazal world: Sorry, this volume is not available for me, so I can't help you with this. Kind regards, – Doc TaxonTalk 08:15, 13. Sep 2022 (UTC)
Ok. No problem. Also requesting this on German RX page. --Gazal world (talk) 15:27, 13 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No luck. The volume isn't available in German libraries. --Gazal world (talk) 09:01, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi Mcampany, Can you help me with this ? --Gazal world (talk) 09:15, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Contemporary Library Architecture: A Planning and Design Guide[edit]

For Swiss Cottage Library

Unsure of the specific page numbers, but if you need them I just need any page with "Swiss Cottage" or "Hampstead".

Many thanks, – Berrely • TC 18:25, 13 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

My library owns these books. If nobody else gets to this, I should be able to check it out in the next couple days... Eddie891 Talk Work 01:21, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The New York World of April 15, 1922[edit]

Is it possible to access an article published in the New York World of April 15, 1922, entitled "Under Serb rule"?

SincerelyTheDiaboloBoy (talk) 19:30, 13 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@TheDiaboloBoy, It is likely included in this digitization. Eddie891 Talk Work 01:16, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Eddie891, thank you for giving me a good direction for further research. But I must admit the link leads to a completely different newspaper. I am looking for the New York Word. This one though is the Evening World. Of course both newspapers were published in New York, and eventually they merged in 1931.--TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 01:54, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
My university has microform of the paper you're looking for. If you have a wikipedia article in mind that you would use the article to improve, or really any reason it would help I'd be happy to dig through the reel, but it's a lot of work if this is just on a whim. Eddie891 Talk Work 02:23, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Eddie891,thank you for your willingness to share knowledge. I am thinking about writing an article. I am not sure what topic I should write about, but an article about a Serbian newspaper sounds like the most logical choice. TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 09:38, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Falter (Austria)[edit]


For Sparta (film)

Thanks, Nardog (talk) 22:33, 13 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Nardog: please send me a wikimail to provide you with the paper. Kind regards, – Doc TaxonTalk 23:06, 13. Sep 2022 (UTC)

@Nardog: Yes SentDoc TaxonTalk 10:33, 14. Sep 2022 (UTC)

Thanks! Nardog (talk) 11:46, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Two articles[edit]

The Man Who Would Not Be King and The Last Ṣafavids, 1722-1773 For Tahmasp II

Thanks, Amir Ghandi (talk) 05:57, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Amir Ghandi, both Yes Sent. Cheers, Extraordinary Writ (talk) 06:13, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks, both received.
Amir Ghandi (talk) 06:15, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 – Bruce1eetalk 06:43, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Revista Geofisica[edit]

Greetings, has someone access to "Müller, St, and D. Mayer-Rosa. "The new seismic hazard maps for Switzerland." Revista Geofisica 13 (1980): 7-19."? For Engadine Line

Thanks, Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk) 10:17, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Soviet art and Kabbalah, the story behind El-Lissitzky's Self-Portrait[edit]

Do anybody have access to this article? For El Lissitzky overhaul.

Thanks, Artem.G (talk) 11:43, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Artem.G: This is available via The Wikipedia Library here: [3] Let me know if you have trouble accessing it. DanCherek (talk) 11:48, 14 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]