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News & Current Events Research Guide

Find newspapers and other news sources, in the library's databases and online.

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This guide is intended to help you begin researching news and current events.

This guide is not comprehensive; it does not list all of the resources on this subject or in related disciplines owned by the Library or available on the Internet. This guide serves merely as a starting point for research.

News Sources

Historical Newspapers

Looking for historical newspapers, rather than current events? Check out the Newspaper Databases page.

Current Event Sources

Reference Books

Facts on File: Weekly World News Digest - D410 .F3, Reference
A weekly digest of world events containing summaries of news reports from U.S. and world newspapers.

CQ Researcher - H35 .E35, Reference (current issues at the Library Service Desk)
In-depth reports with background information, statistics, and viewpoints on "hot" topics.

Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature - A1 .R34, Reference
An index to articles published in periodicals. Arranged by subject.

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