Electronic Databases for News %26 Current Events
Academic OneFile - Type: Full Text
Description: Peer-reviewed academic journals and reference sources from the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes the full text of the New York Times from 1995-present. Includes transcripts of programs and podcasts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC.
Communication and Mass Media Complete - Type: Full Text
Description: CMMC indexes over 640 periodicals in the fields of communications, media, and related disciplines. In addition, full text for over 240 of these periodicals is available.
Congressional Digest Online - Type: Full Text
Description: Congressional Digest, published by Congressional Digest Corporation, is an independent monthly publication with offices in Washington, DC. Congressional Digest was founded in 1921 by suffragette Alice Gram Robinson with the goal of presenting, in her words, ?an impartial view of controversial issues.? The publication has stayed true to its original concept, presenting excerpted verbatim statements from current congressional debates in a pro-and-con format, along with digested government material to put the controversy in historical and legislative context.
CQ Researcher - Type: Full Text
Description: CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Each report contains a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts. From October 25, 1991 to the present.
Expanded Academic ASAP - Type: Full Text
Description: From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images! From 1980 to the present.
INFOTRAC NEWSSTAND - Type: Full Text
Description: 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.
Lexis - Nexis Academic - Type: Full Text
Description: Provides access to a variety of news, business, legal, and reference information. Some of the articles are full text. Sponsored by LEXIS-NEXIS.
Newsbank - Type: Full Text
Description: Newsbank provides fulltext access to several newspapers in Kansas including the Emporia Gazette (2002-present), Lawrence Journal-World (1989-2004), Manhattan Mercury (1997-present), Topeka Capital-Journal (2001-present), Wichita Eagle (1984-present), and Kansas City Star (1991-present).
OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) - Type: Full Text
Description: This database provides full text articles from a variety of databases that cover several disciplines including education, science, humanities, business and the social sciences. Coverage begins in 1982 and goes to the current date.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Type: Full Text
Description: Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is an integrated source of articles, primary source documents, biographical information of social activists and reformers, statistics, and additional research tools. This database presents pro-con viewpoints of various social issues and controversial topics.