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News/Current Events: Databases and Newspapers



Search databases and indexes to find citations and/or full text for online articles, books, images, or statistics.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


Access World News Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to approximately 3,000 global news sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, newswires, news blogs, Web-only content and video. This database is especially strong in local and international news, including over 50 New York news sources and over 1,300 overseas sources.


CQ Researcher Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text reports written by seasoned journalists about current social, political, and economic issues. Includes topics in health, education, international affairs, public policy, the environment, technology, and the economy.


Ethnic Newswatch Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. Covers of a wide spectrum of ethnic viewpoints, including African-American, Jewish, Latino, Native-American, and Asian-American publications.


Gale General One-File Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search over 12,000 general interest periodicals for news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics in current events, business, education, health care, social issues, and technology.


Gale Infotrac Newstand Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format. Click for Publication List.


LexisNexis Academic Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to a wide range of news, business, and legal information. News resources include major U.S. and world newspapers and magazines, TV and radio transcripts, newswires, and blogs.


NewsBank's Special Reports Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
NewsBank's Special Reports focus on topics of current interest. They include content from sources throughout the world to provide a global perspective, current and background information, statistics, maps, images, websites, and suggested search terms.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides access to full text literature about current controversial issues such as abortion, capital punishment, climate change, cloning, gun control, immigration, and more. Available material on each topic includes viewpoint essays, topic overviews, newspaper and magazine articles, statistics, and links to related web sites.


Readers' Guide Full Text Mega Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Abstracts and select full text from popular magazines and general interest periodicals from 1983 to present. Great source of material on U.S. popular culture, including art, fashion, music, film, leisure, and sports. For literature published before 1983, see Readers' Guide Retrospective.


Regional Business News Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides full text coverage for regional business publications, including 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

Christian Science Monitor [Proquest] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news and more.


Chronicle of Higher Education Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Premier source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Includes email newsletters, Academe Today, Chronicle Review. Features daily news and advice columns; current job listings; discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. Full text is available for all issues published since 1989. Issues from 1966 to 2000 are available on microfilm. See library catalog for holdings.


Los Angeles Times [Proquest] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The LA Times is a leading source of news on Southern California, entertainment, movies, television, music, politics, business, health and more. Option to search in all issues from 1988.


National Newspapers Core [Proquest] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search full text of major U. S. newspapers in one place: Christian Science Monitor; Los Angeles Times; New York Times; Washington Post. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper.


New York State Newspapers Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text of select New York state newspapers, including the New York Post (from 2000), New York Observer (from 1999), Albany Times (from 1986), and Buffalo News (from 1996). Coverage dates vary by publication.


New York Times [Proquest] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
For more than 150 years, Times readers have expected their newspaper to provide the most thorough and uncompromising coverage in the world. The Times has won more Pulitzer prizes than any other news organization and remains No. 1 in overall reach of U.S. opinion leaders.


New York Times Historical (Proquest) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text of the New York Times from 1851 to 2007. Recent issues available thru Lexis-Nexis. Additional holdings.


New York Times Magazine [Proquest] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Every Sunday, The New York Times Magazine sets the tone for the country?s conversation, captivating readers with the practiced art of conveying stories ? about politics, global issues, finance and the economy, culture, design, the sciences and more. It sparks national discussions, while bringing illuminating depth to the events it covers.


Staten Island Advance Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text of Staten Island's local newspaper, the Staten Island Advance, from October 1991 to present. Electronic access is also available from LexisNexis (Aug. 2006 - present). Issues from Aug. 1945 to Dec. 2007 are available on microfilm. See library catalog for holdings.


Wall Street Journal [Proquest] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international business, finance, and economic news. Full text is available for all issues published since 1984. Issues from 1889 to 2007 are available on microfilm.


Washington Post [Proquest] Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment and more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage. Articles from the newspaper. Option to search through all issues.


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