News & Current Events

CQ Researcher
Includes the weekly 44 issues per year of CQ Researcher, which provides a balanced, in-depth analysis of contemporary, controversial topics of the day. Each issue is written by a veteran journalist, and includes pro and con arguments by experts, a chronology, and annotated bibliography. Covers from 1991 present.

InfoTrac Newsstand
Large digital collection of magazines, newspapers, journals and other periodicals – with more than 1,000 newspapers, about 18,000 titles, and 62 collections.

LexisNexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information. Select "News," "Today's News" (for today's news). You can also select "General News," or one of the other news categories, and then select a news source from the News Source drop-down menu.

MasterFILE Premier
Provides full text for more than 2,000 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for 2,700 titles. MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles as far back as 1975 for key publications.

New York Times
Printing "All the News That's Fit to Print," The New York Times bears the reputation of being the United States' unofficial newspaper of record. Comprehensive coverage of national, foreign, business and local news comes from The Times' extensive foreign news network and bureaus around the United States. The LEXIS-NEXIS services carry the final city edition. Full-text: From June 01, 1980 through current.Abstracts: From January 1, 1969 - May 31, 1980.

Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, The New York Daily News, The Oregonian, The San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, etc. Updated daily.

Opposing Viewpoints
Full-text. Provides differing points of view on current issues. Arranged in a pro and con format. Sources include reference material, commentaries and viewpoints from experts, periodical and news articles, primary sources, statistics, and multimedia.

Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications including 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated daily.

Wall Street Journal
Contains full text of the Wall Street Journal, a national weekday business newspaper, from 1984 to the present.