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Read newspapers from Ann Arbor's past to learn more about the places around you. Old News includes over 115,000 articles and photos from the Ann Arbor News, Ann Arbor Courier, Ann Arbor Argus, and Ann Arbor Argus-Democrat. Read full issues of 19th century newspapers and browse or search articles and photos from the 20th.
Now the world’s most complete and authoritative reference work on the world’s largest language is yours to use wherever you are. The digital version of the Oxford English Dictionary is available to all AADL patrons, complete with the definitions, etymologies, and usages back to the word’s origins that have made the OED the dictionary about the English language.
AADL has partnered with the Street Art Fair to create a history of the event that has defined Ann Arbor summers for half a century. This exhibit brings together images, videos, and audio memories from fairgoers and fair participants alike to paint a picture of Ann Arbor's most creative festival.