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Athens, Ohio

Information sources on Athens County and the City of Athens


Athens MessengerAthens Ohio Today is the website for Athens' daily newspaper; provides online access to current (daily) articles and selected previous articles only. Daily online content does not represent full content of print version. 

Athens NewsAthens' twice-weekly newspaper, published on Mondays and Thursdays.

The PostThe student-run newspaper at Ohio University.

The Post website provides access to current and recent years of The Post. It seems to have online articles dating back to about 2003.


Alden Library has many years of The Post, online, in print, and in microfilm:

  • Scanned online issues from 1999-2011.
  • Current printed issues, i.e., the most recent 3 months, are at the Circulation Desk on the 4th floor.
  • Another set of printed issues, from 1965 to the present, is in Archives and Special Collections, on the 5th floor.
  • The Microforms Collection on the 1st floor has holdings from 1939 to about one year ago.

The Post Index

Tio help locate articles on specific topics, the staff in Alden Library's Reference Department have produced both printed and online indexes to some years of The Post:

Radio and Television



Local news magazines

Subjects: Interdisciplinary