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.
Newsbank / ReadexThe Newsbank portal provides access to a large number of current and historical newspapers, as well as several other collections of historical documents.
Factiva.comNews and business information from thousands of sources in many languages, including leading newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, magazines, trade journals, newswires, and television & radio transcripts.
New York Times (2008-Recent) - ProQuest Digitized NewspapersThis digital microfilm collection makes it easier to view specific dates, issues, or pages of the New York Times without requiring a trip to the library or a special microform reader. Articles are provided in PDF format for printing or downloading. Full-page, greyscale images are full-text searchable and offer keyword highlighting. Available issues will be approximately 3 months behind the current date, though sometimes further.
Newspaper Source PlusNewspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
Provides access to unfiltered press dispatches from around the world, methodically translated into English by the US Government, for the entire history of the World News Connection (Nov 1995 Dec 31, 2013)
Looking for historical newspapers, rather than current events? Check out the Newspaper Databases page.
Current Event Sources
CountryWatchUp-to-date news, reviews, and statistics on social, political, cultural, historical, economic, environmental, and demographic intelligence on recognized countries of the world. Includes maps and global guides on emerging international issues.