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Databases by Subject: Current Events

Major Indexes

Academic Search Complete

Find peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, and books across multiple subjects.

Access World News

Find articles from local (Arizona Daily Star), national, and international newspapers, and news transcripts and video clips; date coverage varies by news source.

Arizona Daily Star

Full text index of news articles from the Arizona Daily Star. This database includes locally produced news articles.
It does not include Associated Press stories, guest comments from editorials, or specials to the Arizona Daily Star.

Arizona Republic

Full text news articles from the Arizona Republic. This database includes locally produced news articles and regional and national Associated Press stories. It does not include syndicated columnists or guest comments from editorials.

EBSCOhost

Provides access to a large collection of EBSCO databases, which may be searched together or separately.

LexisNexis Academic

Find news sources, business profiles, patents, and legal research from across the globe.

New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

Complete version of the New York Times, including viewing of entire pages as well as specific articles.

Wall Street Journal

Full-text of the Wall Street Journal newspaper, with in-depth coverage of national & international finance and business as well as coverage of general news events.

Additional Indexes

America's Newspapers

Full-text articles from more than 1,500 local and regional U.S. newspapers, as well as news transcripts and video clips; date coverage varies by source.

AP Images

Offers access to over 6 million entertainment, sports, news and lifestyle photographs, videos, graphics and interactives from the archives of the Associated Press. Coverage: mid-1800s to the present.

CQ Voting and Elections Collections

Includes historical and modern data, analyses of elections and voting behavior, explanations of electoral process and reforms, census and district demographics, key events and issues, and much more. Categories include Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, Gubernatorial Elections, Campaigns and Elections, Political Parties, and Voters and Demographics.

Ethnic Newswatch

Find articles from newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses from 1960 to the present.

FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1975-1996)

Index to microfiche translations of foreign press releases and radio broadcasts issued in eight editions, based on region of the world, from 1975-1996.

Gannett Newsstand

Full-text of 85 local and regional newspapers from 30 states published by Gannett. Includes the Arizona Republic and the Tucson Citizen.

General OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics from 1980 - present.

Keesing's World News Archive

Find summarized news reports from 1931-present on world events in the monthly digest of articles compiled by Keesing’s editorial staff. Events covered are elections and changes of government; wars, treaties, and diplomacy; terrorism and security; legislation; international agreements; actions by the UN and other international organizations; natural disasters, environmental issues, and scientific discoveries.

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

Full-text, cover-to-cover access to the microfilm edition of AZ Republic, Barron’s, LA Times, NY Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, from 2008 to 3 months ago.

Proquest Newsstand

Full text of over 1,000 international, national, and regional newspapers. Dates covered varies by newspaper title, with some covering 1980s-current.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive

Searchable archive of abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, as well as special news reports, such as ABC's Nightline, selected coverage from PBS and FOX News, political conventions, Presidential press conferences, State of the Union Addresses, political campaign coverage, and national and international events. Also includes online streaming video access to CNN programs from 1998-present.

World News Connection (WNC)

Provides translated and English-language newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, non-classified technical reports, and more, from around the world, and is particularly effective in its coverage of local media sources. 1995-2013.