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Finding a sourceEdit

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Making a requestEdit

  • 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 requestEdit

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  • You can:
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    • upload out of copyright works to Wikimedia Commons and/ or Wikisource (but be careful that this does not breach your own institution's policies)
    • 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 resourcesEdit

Direct contactEdit

Volunteers who will locate and send articles for you and are willing to be contacted to handle complex queries or answer questions
  • phoebe -- can access most research databases, verify citations, explain journal abbreviations, help with research techniques and interlibrary loan. I can also help you figure out where to get it if I can't get it myself. Please leave a message on my talk page or send wikipedia email.
  • German Wikipedians have access to loads of German, Austrian and Swiss libraries and are often willing to fulfill requests. --Flominator (talk) 13:03, 25 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Someguy1221 (talk) I have access to most english-language scientific journals, as well as JSTOR. Feel free to email me a specific request, and I'll email you back a PDF if I can find one. Someguy1221 (talk) 04:18, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
  • Doc Taxon, feel free to inquire on this talk page about Your requests. I have access to many databases, mostly free to German National Licenses. But I also consult books, magazines and newspapers for You, to help the Wikipedia growing on. Doc Taxon (talk) 15:39, 9 August 2010 (UTC)
  • Tom Morris (talk) has got JSTOR, plenty of other databases and access to libraries in London including the University of London library. –Tom Morris (talk) 23:09, 29 November 2010 (UTC)
  • Miyagawa I'm a reader at the British Library and am usually in their reading room at least once a month. I also have accept to the Times Archives and most recent British newspapers after the early 90s. Miyagawa (talk) 19:50, 3 October 2011 (UTC)
  • Johnbod I have most of the books listed on my user page (at S. 8 "refs"), mainly on art and art history, and can help with simple requests for information and references, but please be very specific in making requests. Johnbod (talk) 13:46, 20 March 2012 (UTC)
  • OhanaUnited - I have access to JSTOR, Elsevier, and lots of other journals through University of Toronto library. OhanaUnitedTalk page 23:56, 9 April 2012 (UTC)
  • Newyorkadam- I have access to ProQuest, JSTOR, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Gale - Student Resources, eLibrary, CultureGrams, ABC-CLIO, Britannica Online, Questia, Brain Pop Español, World Book Online, Booklist Online, Brain Pop, PA & Access PA Digital Repository, Atomic Learning, and PA POWER Library! Phew... -Newyorkadam (talk) 00:26, 20 January 2014 (UTC)Newyorkadam
  • ZellFaze Have access to HighBeam and am willing to check resources my local library has access to (don't have list at the moment as they are only accessible in the library itself). And willing to do some deep Googling as well. Zell Faze (talk) 02:07, 25 June 2014 (UTC)
  • Berganus - Brazilian sources (books, magazines and newspapers). Please leave a message on my talk page in Portuguese Wikipedia. Berganus (talk) 23:55, 8 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Masssly - I have access to HighBeam, PastMasters, JStor and University of Ghana Archives. Just leave a list of what you want on my talk page or you can email me directly. I'm also good at finding references using Google, let me know your area of interest I could be of help.—Sadat (Masssly)TalkCEmail 22:15, 6 December 2014 (UTC)
  • Kingturtle - I have access to most U.S. peer-reviewed journals. Kingturtle = (talk) 14:07, 9 March 2015 (UTC)
  • CFCF 🍌 (email) I have access to a very large number of medical articles and e-books from all around the world and in many languages. I also have full access to a number of physical university libraries. If you need something scanned I will help out best I can but it might take a while. Feel free to mail me!
  • MrLinkinPark333 - I have an account to and access to The Library Bundle both from The Wikipedia Library. --MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 21:42, 10 November 2020 (UTC)
  • Alexmar983 - I have access to all main databases, a network of contact around the world in important research centres such as MIT, CNRS or ESA and I have a good archive of scanned pdfs of scientific books.--Alexmar983 (talk) 05:48, 11 April 2016 (UTC)
  • FourViolas - Harvard's resources: world-class book collection, and pretty good online journal article access. Search here to see if I can help. Willing to scan short selections. Delay may be several days to weeks during busy times of the school year. FourViolas (talk) 13:40, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
  • AFBorchert — I have access to the archives of the New York Times, Irish Times, and The Times. --AFBorchert (talk) 14:53, 16 August 2016 (UTC)
  • Ahecht — I have access to the Miramar Ship Index. --Ahecht (TALK
    ) 14:15, 16 October 2017 (UTC)
  • Buffaboy — I have access to quite a few databases and can make trips to several local libraries if need be. Buffaboy talk 03:04, 23 December 2017 (UTC)
  • Gazal world — I have access to JSTOR, Oxford University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Project MUSE, EBSCO, De Gruyter, ProQuest, Springer Nature, HeinOnline and Economic and Political Weekly. My university library has an extensive collection of India-related books, so I may be able to help with Indian topics related requests --Gazal world (talk) 03:23, 12 January 2018 (UTC)
  • Wugapodes — I have access to most databases and peer-reviewed journals in the United States as well as almost any book held by a university in the Borrow Direct ILL program. Wugapodes [thɑk] [ˈkan.ˌʧɹɪbz] 06:12, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
  • DannyS712 - I have access to a couple of sources, include the New York Times, Oxford University Press, HeinOnline, and JSTOR. --DannyS712 (talk) 11:00, 5 January 2019 (UTC)
  • Bruce1ee — I have Wikipedia Library access to their Library Bundle, plus,, Project MUSE, Rock's Backpages, RIPM, Springer Nature, BioOne Complete and World Scientific; I also have alma mater library access to a number of databases, including, SpringerLink, Taylor & Francis, GeoScienceWorld, SAGE Journals Online, ScienceDirect, Cambridge Core Books and Journals, Duke University Press Journals Online, IEEE Xplore, LexisNexis Academic, NewsBank, PubMed, etc. —Bruce1eetalk 12:29, 4 September 2020 (UTC)
  • StudiesWorld (talk) - I have access to a number of databases through various source. I also have physical access to a large collection of books and a broad collection of leftist zines. I'm also happy yo help directly with research. StudiesWorld (talk) 10:28, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Eyer - I have access to several library databases and am willing to help locate resources.  Eyercontact  16:40, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
  • Buidhe I have access to many databases, including JSTOR, Project MUSE, ProQuest Ebook Central, Cambridge University Press, New York Times (current and archives), and Taylor & Francis journals, via my university. buidhe 06:36, 14 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Seraphimblade I have access to many journals and academic databases, to via The Wikipedia Library, and am a subscriber to The New York Times and The Economist. If you would like me to check a reference or help with research in any of these, please let me know. Seraphimblade Talk to me 05:07, 22 April 2020 (UTC)
  • Bilorv: I have access to through The Wikipedia Library and access to ProQuest Ebook Central, along with some other databases, through my university. — Bilorv (talk) 12:13, 26 April 2020 (UTC)
  • Eddie891 -- I've got access to the Cornell University Library collection and their online resources, as well as T&F and through The Wikipedia Library, not to mention a few online databases like via the NYPL and my local library. Eddie891 Talk Work 13:15, 26 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Harry Mitchell: I have access to JSTOR, ODNB, ProQuest (via TWL), and many (many) books covering war memorials, architecture, policing, railways, and soem related subjects.
  • TheAafi: I have access to Almanhal, JSTOR, Edinburgh, Cambridge (via TWL), and the central library of Jamia Millia Islamia. I may help with resources needed for Darul Uloom Deoband, Jamia Millia Islamia, or any other associated issues, people, etc.
  • ClaudineChionh: I have access to electronic resources through RMIT University Library and the State Library of Victoria. ClaudineChionh (talk) 00:08, 19 October 2021 (UTC)
  • Bsoyka: I have access to quite a few resources through TWL; see a full list on my user page.

Shared sources: Editors post sources they are willing to share access to at the shared resources page.

New requestsEdit

July 2022Edit

Batman Returns - Cinefex, Empire, and Film JournalEdit

  • 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)

@Darkwarriorblake, you should be able to access Burton on Burton through the Internet Archive here. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 17:34, 18 July 2022 (UTC)
Thanks very much Extraordinary Writ! Darkwarriorblake / SEXY ACTION TALK PAGE! 18:55, 18 July 2022 (UTC)
  Doing... #4 —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 13:05, 29 September 2022 (UTC)
@Darkwarriorblake: Got it! Please send me a wikimail. —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 17:55, 29 September 2022 (UTC)
Thanks so much Mdaniels!! An amazing contribution. Darkwarriorblake / Vote for something that matters 23:14, 29 September 2022 (UTC)
  Doing... #3. —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 18:12, 2 October 2022 (UTC)

Royal Geographical Society / Wiley digital archivesEdit

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)

@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)

A short history of Ethiopia and the HornEdit

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

Thanks, Dawit S Gondaria (talk) 21:28, 9 July 2022 (UTC)

2013 Irish Examiner articleEdit

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)

  • 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)

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)
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)

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)

  •   Sent SPIN CONTROL; Ponce's second; New & notable; Chapter & Verse --Arhi twi (talk) 18:27, 27 July 2022 (UTC)
      Received. Can you cross off the articles in the list for me? Erick (talk) 18:42, 27 July 2022 (UTC)
  • Magiciandude, I've emailed you the text of the third one ("Teen sensation...") from NewsBank. Cheers, Extraordinary Writ (talk) 05:20, 11 August 2022 (UTC)
  Doing... the first two. —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 13:12, 29 September 2022 (UTC)
@Magiciandude Got them! Please send me a wikimail. Best, —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 16:01, 6 October 2022 (UTC)

Anarkali .. by Nazir ChaudhryEdit

  • 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)

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)

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)

Encyclopédie de l’IslamEdit

For Persian wiki, fa:مرزبان‌نامه

Thanks, Ταπυροι (گپ) 06:46, 30 July 2022 (UTC)

@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)
@DanCherek: yes, please. I send a mail to you. Ταπυροι (گپ) 15:20, 30 July 2022 (UTC)
  Sent DanCherek (talk) 15:23, 30 July 2022 (UTC)

Hebrew language resourceEdit

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)

  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 2022Edit

First and Ten: Pro Football Players Born in ItalyEdit

  • 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)

access to books pagesEdit

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)

  • 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)

Family, Hard Work and MagicEdit

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)

  Doing... —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 16:52, 3 October 2022 (UTC)
@SatDis Got it! Please send me a wikimail. Best, —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 21:03, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

Sign of the Sun video game source requestEdit

  • 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)

Found nothing on these. Timur9008 (talk) 11:13, 16 August 2022 (UTC)
  • Pinging @Timur9008:
  • 1 - PC Action 1998 Archiv--Arhi twi (talk) 16:22, 16 August 2022 (UTC)
    • @Timur9008: I've extracted a PDF of the review from this file. Can you send me your email address so I can flick it through?--Coin945 (talk) 17:03, 16 August 2022 (UTC)
      I didn't receive any PDF file. And I'm not sure what I can do here. Timur9008 (talk) 18:00, 16 August 2022 (UTC)
      • I need your email address first. I tried to send it to your Wikipedia email but couldn't send the PDF--Coin945 (talk) 18:16, 16 August 2022 (UTC)
        (Redacted)Timur9008 (talk) 18:21, 16 August 2022 (UTC)
        ^ let me know if it works or not. Timur9008 (talk) 19:08, 16 August 2022 (UTC)
        Ok, I got the file. Now what? Timur9008 (talk) 07:40, 17 August 2022 (UTC)
        • Now you have an extra source to use for the article. :)--Coin945 (talk) 07:54, 17 August 2022 (UTC)
          Thanks!:) just used it. Timur9008 (talk) 08:17, 17 August 2022 (UTC)

German-language Catalogue of Romanian folktales by Adolf SchullerusEdit

  • 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)

University of Milan PhD thesisEdit

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)

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

'Anarkali' article in Dawn May 1, 2005Edit

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)

@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)

Daily Telegraph (London) 1995Edit

  • 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)

@SamuelRiv:   Sent via email. DanCherek (talk) 02:16, 25 August 2022 (UTC)
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)

Computer Trade WeeklyEdit

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)

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)

Request for specific page accessEdit

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)

@CharlesWain please email me for the latter source. – Berrely • TC 14:36, 1 October 2022 (UTC)
@Berrely:, Thanks for reaching out to help me.I have sent an email. Thanks, CharlesWain (talk) 09:17, 3 October 2022 (UTC)
  Sent #2 – Berrely • TC 17:06, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

Encyclopedia Aethiopica Volume 4 O-XEdit

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)

An article from The Times of April 13, 1922Edit

There is an article on the political situation in Yugoslavia.

For TheDiaboloBoy

Thanks, TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 19:48, 29 August 2022 (UTC)

  • answer in next post--Arhi twi (talk) 10:53, 30 August 2022 (UTC)

The British press in June-July 1928Edit

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)

  •   Sent Times--Arhi twi (talk) 10:52, 30 August 2022 (UTC)
  • 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)

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)

@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)
I suspect that's the version we already have. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 19:25, 22 September 2022 (UTC)

September 2022Edit

Shah Abbas: The King who Refashioned IranEdit

  • 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)

  • Here _ --Arhi twi (talk) 13:22, 3 September 2022 (UTC)
    @Amir Ghandi Have you received this? If so, please confirm receipt and mark this section for archival by marking {{resolved}}. Best, —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 19:46, 29 September 2022 (UTC)
    @Mdaniels5757 I did not actually, and the link does not seem to work too Amir Ghandi (talk) 20:08, 29 September 2022 (UTC)
    Re-ping Arhi twi to see if they can re-send, and if so, it would be great to ping Amir Ghandi when you do so that they don't miss it. Thanks, DanCherek (talk) 23:15, 1 October 2022 (UTC)

The Phoenix articleEdit

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

Thanks! Bridget (talk) 00:44, 6 September 2022 (UTC)

  Doing... —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 10:53, 4 October 2022 (UTC)

Alice HolzEdit

For Alice Holz

Thanks, Sammielh (talk) 15:30, 6 September 2022 (UTC)

@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)
@Sammielh:   Sent the first one. —Bruce1eetalk 15:47, 6 September 2022 (UTC)
@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)
Have both (#2 &4) documents scanned, and ready to send... Eddie891 Talk Work 21:20, 8 September 2022 (UTC)

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)

  Doing... —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 11:46, 30 September 2022 (UTC)
@Doncram Got it! Please send me a wikimail. Best, —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 13:56, 30 September 2022 (UTC)
@Mdaniels5757, thank you so much for tracking this down. I can see that the article is just what I hoped for. However, the PDF that I received by email was just the first five pages of a longer article... it is pages 35-39 and does not include the end of the article; it had appeared to me that pages 35-59 would be required. I hope it would not be too much trouble to seek a full copy of the article (probably ending page 59, but wanting the complete article however long it is)? --Doncram (talk) 17:40, 30 September 2022 (UTC)
Oops--I read "59" as "39" for some reason. I've sent a request for the full article. —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 18:14, 30 September 2022 (UTC)

A Primary Source on 1937 Indian Provincial ElectionsEdit

  • 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)

The New York World of April 15, 1922Edit

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)

@TheDiaboloBoy, It is likely included in this digitization. Eddie891 Talk Work 01:16, 14 September 2022 (UTC)
@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)
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)
@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)
I'm so sorry, I spoke too soon. It seems that my library's collection goes only to January of 1922. Hopefully someone else has better luck. Again, my sincere apologies. Eddie891 Talk Work 13:28, 14 September 2022 (UTC)
@Eddie891, no, it is okay! Thank you for your generous efforts. You have done more than expected! I am not sure I can somehow repay you somehow. My collection is made up only of Serbian and Croatian newspapers. I keep looking for more material that I need for writing an article about the influence of the US press on Yugoslav society.TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 19:53, 15 September 2022 (UTC)

Spanish-language translation of a Kabylian/Algerian folktaleEdit

  • Abenójar, Óscar; Immoune, Ouahiba; Menas, Fatima-Zohra. La princesa cautiva y el pájaro del viento: Mitos y cuentos del norte de Argelia. Editorial Verbum, 2015. pp. 139-150 (Tale nr. 22, "La princesa cautiva y el pájaro del viento").

For The Son of the Ogress. The tale I referred is another variant of type 425B, "Cupid and Psyche".

Thanks, KHR FolkMyth (talk) 15:25, 14 September 2022 (UTC)

Access requires person to be a registered user of a participating partner of the National Library of the Czech RepublicEdit

"Jindřiška Flajšhansová". Výroční zpráva (in Czech). Prague: Ženský výrobní spolek český. 30 (1): 5–15. 1931. ISSN 1803-3598.

For Jindřiška Flajšhansová

Thanks, SusunW (talk) 17:46, 14 September 2022 (UTC)

Cluedo Australian TV seriesEdit

  • He'll give you a Cluedo
Published: Thursday 10 May 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1656 | Page: 20 | Tags: none
  • Joy of Cluedo star
Published: Monday 23 March 1992
Newspaper: Liverpool Echo
County: Lancashire, England
Type: | Words: 1229 | Page: 8 | Tags: none
  • Cluedo
Published: Wednesday 24 April 1991
Newspaper: Sandwell Evening Mail
County: West Midlands, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1902 | Page: 21 | Tags: none
  • TELLY PLUS Next move is Stephanie ’s in Cluedo murder mystery Stephanie Beacham has temporarily deserted her ..
Published: Saturday 14 July 1990
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: | Words: 1468 | Page: 19 | Tags: none
  • Lifting the Liddiment
Published: Thursday 05 April 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 2147 | Page: 26 | Tags: none

For Cluedo (Australian game show)‎ and Cluedo (British game show)‎

Thanks, Coin945 (talk) 23:09, 14 September 2022 (UTC)

@Coin945 Sign up for a temporary email and you'll be able to view three articles for free on _ Arhi twi (talk) 08:03, 21 September 2022 (UTC)

The Daily Mail of June 21, 1927Edit

I am looking for an article by Viscount Rothermere entitled Hungary's place in the sun.TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 20:36, 15 September 2022 (UTC)
The edition is here, but it needs a subscription. KHR FolkMyth (talk) 17:14, 16 September 2022 (UTC)
@TheDiaboloBoy: I have this Gale EE1865879775, Wikimail me for the PDF (Thanks KHR FolkMyth for finding the date!) Umimmak (talk) 23:26, 16 September 2022 (UTC)
  Sent Umimmak (talk) 01:42, 17 September 2022 (UTC)
@TheDiaboloBoy: did that work for you? If so, can you mark this as {{resolved}}? Umimmak (talk) 05:13, 21 September 2022 (UTC)

New York Herald TribuneEdit

Is is possible to access New York Herald Tribune online?

I am looking for articles that describe the trial of Draža Mihailović (the issue of April 8, 1946 etc.)TheDiaboloBoy (talk) 08:40, 17 September 2022 (UTC)

@TheDiaboloBoy, which article is this for? I see that you have no active, related drafts.   Sent the article from April 8 but note that the NYHT spells his name "Mihailovitch". There is more on his capture and trial in this time period, mainly via the Associated Press. To view online, you'll need a library with access to "ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841-1962)". czar 02:58, 20 September 2022 (UTC)

Contributi alla realizzazione della Carta Neotettonica d'ItaliaEdit

Greetings, has someone access to "Forcella, F., Gallazzi, D., Montrasio, A., Notarpietro, A., 1982. Note illustrative relative all'evoluzione neotettonica dei Fogli 6 – Passo dello Spluga, 7 – Pizzo Bernina, 8 – Bormio, 17 – Chiavenna, 18 – Sondrio, 19 – Tirano. Contributi alla realizzazione della Carta Neotettonica d'Italia. Progetto Finalizzato Geodinamica, vol. 513, pp. 239–288 (in Italian)."? For Engadine Line

Thanks, JoJo Eumerus mobile (main talk) 18:07, 19 September 2022 (UTC)

Who's who in Vietnam 1967 and World Free Peoples: Biographical, MonographicalEdit

For Vĩnh Thọ (diplomat) and Dinh Van Kieu (Vietnamese Ambassadors to Japan), I need their biographies to write articles about them, however, the books in which both articles are located are only available in a small section on Google Books. Thanks, 源義信 (talk) 08:26, 21 September 2022 (UTC)

Who's who in Vietnam 1967 can be read on Google books now. 源義信 (talk) 05:53, 27 September 2022 (UTC)

Locus magazine back issuesEdit

Locus magazine, issues 409, 421, 432, 434, and 435, from the mid-1990s. Looking for reviews of The Farseer Trilogy, which are listed in each of these. Have not been digitized as far as I'm aware; posting in the hope that someone has hard copies they would be willing to photograph. Each review should be a page or two at most. Looking for all five, but any would be appreciated.

For The Farseer Trilogy

Thanks, Vanamonde (Talk) 17:04, 22 September 2022 (UTC)

Snakes from the Miocene of Patagonia (Argentina) Part I: The BooideaEdit

For User:Magnatyrannus/Sarmiento Formation

Thanks, Magnatyrannus (talk | contribs) 04:31, 30 September 2022 (UTC)

  Doing... —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 11:27, 30 September 2022 (UTC)

Official gazette of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous GovernmentEdit

Hi. I need issues of official gazette of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Government for articles about Inner Mongolia. They are available online at the University of Michigan Library, but I don't have access to this material. About copyright: I think, that this material is out copyright, because texts of laws are not protected (in China and Mongolia).
Title: 內蒙古自治政府公報 = Neimenggu zi zhi zheng fu gong bao.
Publisher: 內蒙古自治政府秘書處 = Neimenggu zi zhi zheng fu mi shu chu.
Year: 1948 or 1949.
Worldcat: link.
University of Michigan Library: link.
Also this material may be here (according to Baidu).

Thanks, صلاح الأوكراني (talk) 13:51, 30 September 2022 (UTC)

October 2022Edit

Identifying historical placesEdit

  • Bivar, A. D. H. (1979). "The stations of al-Bīrūnī on the journey from Ghazna to Peshawar". Al-Bīrūnī : commemorative volume : proceedings of the International Congress held in Pakistan on the occasion of millenary of Abū Raihān Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Bīrūnī 973-ca 1051 A.D., November 26, 1973 thru' December 12, 1973. Karachi: Hamdard National Foundation & Oxford University Press.

For Hindu Shahi.

Thanks, TrangaBellam (talk) 09:32, 3 October 2022 (UTC)

  Doing... —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 12:20, 3 October 2022 (UTC)
  Sent —‍Mdaniels5757 (talk • contribs) 00:37, 6 October 2022 (UTC)

Copyright problems source requestEdit

  • Tulard, Jean (1989). Dictionnaire Napoléon. Paris: Fayard. p. 498, 499, 1107, 1175.
  • Castelot, Andre (1971). Napoleon. New York: Harper & Row. p. 185-187.
  • Cronin, Vincent (1971). Napoleon. London: William Collins. p. 239, 240, 243.

Other lower-priority sources are listed at this revision of the article.

For Plot of the rue Saint-Nicaise. The relevant copyright problems listing can be found here. Copyvio from one source has already been confirmed. None of the active clerks have reasonable access to these sources. Thanks, Sennecaster (Chat) 23:22, 5 October 2022 (UTC)

Irish fairy tale "The Roaring Bull of Orange"Edit

  • Kroup, Ben; Gmelch, George. To Shorten the Road. Irish Books & Media, Incorporated, 1978. pp. 147-152 ("The Roarin' Bull of Orange"). ISBN 9780905140377.

For The Black Bull of Norroway. The tale is an Irish variant.

Thanks, KHR FolkMyth (talk) 13:15, 6 October 2022 (UTC)