Guide to Finding Articles in The Daily Californian
The Daily Californian Newsprint/Newsfilm
The Daily Californian is an independent, student-run newspaper published by
the Independent Berkeley Students Publishing Company, Inc. For an indepth
description/history of The Daily Californian, please visit the website at:
All issues of The Daily Californian or The Daily Cal, as it is often referred to,
from Jan 1874 - recent date, are available on microfilm in the Newspaper/Microform
Collection, Room 40, Doe Library at U.C. Berkeley.
Current newsprint issues, not yet microfilmed, are available in our open Newsprint
Stack area and also on the worldwide web at www.dailycal.org.
Microfilm reels of The Daily Cal are filed along with other California newsfilm
alphabetically by state name (California), followed by city name (Berkeley) and then,
by newspaper title (Daily Californian).
Issues of The Daily Cal dating from Aug 6, 1999 through the most recent issue
are also available on the Worldwide Web at: www.dailycal.org. To search archival issues,
scroll down to the bottom of the page. On the right side will be a link to the
"ARCHIVES". That link will take you to a pull-down menu where you can choose
the year you would like to search. Then you can keyword search year-by-year,
the categories: General, Headline, Author, Photographed by and Illustrated by.
If keyword searching does not bring up what you are looking for, you can
peruse the pdf version of the newsprint, manually scanning the text.
(Please note: the online "ARCHIVES" go back to August 1999 only.
Earlier "ARCHIVES" are available in Microfilm format only.)
Indices to The Daily Californian
Although a comprehensive cumulative index is not available for The Daily Cal,
several indices, in various formats, do exist for most of The Daily Cal.
From July 1994-July 1999, The Daily Cal does not have an index.
August 1999 to current is keyword searchable on the web.
Here is a list of the various indices, the dates covered, the format type and location:
Format / Call Number
|Jan 1874 - Aug 7, 1929||Microfilm / Microfilm 20031||News/Micro Microfilm area|
|Aug 8, 1929 - July 1980||Card Catalog||Against wall outside Staff Office in News/Micro|
|Aug 1980 - June 1991||Card Catalog||Against wall outside Staff Office in News/Micro|
|July 1991 - June 1994||Printed book format / AJ21.D29||News/Micro, Doe Reference, Main Stacks|
|July 1994 - Aug 1997||No Index Available|
Sept 1997-Dec 14, 2001, Jan 3, 2002 - present
Online, keyword searchable
Select: News ; College & University ; College & University Newspapers (aka University Wire)
|Aug 1999 - present||Online, keyword searchable Archive||The Daily Cal|