Databases - News & Current Events
Academic Search Premier (Ebscohost):
Contains full-text for over 3,280 scholarly publications in areas such as social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
AP Photo Archive
AP Photo Archive
Each weekly issue focuses on one currently newsworthy or controversial topic (eg. terrorism, global warming, embryo research). Provides an overview, background, bibliography and other useful features. Covers 1991 to present.
Search a collection of 150 newspapers, both national and international.
With over 44,000 titles, Ebrary offers an extensive e-book collection covering a variety of academic disciplines.
General OneFile NEW!
Gale's largest general interest periodical resource, General OneFile, provides periodical and news information through an intuitive, user-friendly search interface for researchers at all levels.
GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.
JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.
Provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options. Includes U.S. and international newspapers, magazines, wire services, newsletters, trade journals, company and industry analyst reports, and broadcast transcripts.
Provides full-text from over 750 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, humanities, and multi-cultural periodicals. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 2000-plus periodicals.
National Newspaper Index:
National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. Indexing coverage is 1977 - Aug 2003.
New York State Newspapers:
This database contains ten major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.
Contains full text for 212 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, nine newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Los Angeles Times (for a total of 212 full text newspapers and other sources). This database also contains indexing and abstracts for four national newspapers.
Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.
Proquest Historical: New York Times (1851-2007)
Offers full-text and full-image articles for newspapers dating back to the 19th century. For most titles, the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.
New York Daily Times (18510857)
New York Times (18570999)
Wall Street Journal (18890986)
ProQuest Newspapers (Searches the following titles and issues)
New York Times Books Review (1999- current)
New York Times Magazine (1999-current)
New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast)(1999-current)
Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition (1984-current)
Regional Business News:
Full-text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world, including Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, PR Newswire, Business News Wire, Canadian Corporate News, and Phillips Business Information Highlights.
Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States, from 1940 to 2000