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Electronic Databases for News %26 Current Events

Access U.S. Newswires - Type: Full Text

Description: A full-text collection of current and archived articles offering unprecedented depth and breadth for research on many different topics.

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Access World News - Type: Full Text

Description: Find diverse global, local, regional, and national perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, economics, criminal justice, and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, and web-only content. Also included are the following Access Modules: Business News, U.S. Newswires, Military, Government, and Defense, and Acceda Noticias. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

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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.

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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[1] 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.

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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.

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International Newspapers - Type: Full Text

Description: A fully searchable database of electronic news sources from around the world. These sources include news papers, blogs, journals, magazines, news wires, transcripts, and web-only sources. Through current and archived articles, it provides international coverage on a wide range of topics, people, issues and events worldwide. Featuring an intuitive, map-based interface and a fast, powerful search engine.

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Kansas Newspapers via 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).

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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.

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Newspaper Source Plus - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides more than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers. Videos and podcasts are coming soon.

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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.

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