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Databases by Subject: Current Events

Major Indexes
info Academic Search Complete  · Tutorial    mobile info
Comprehensive multidisciplinary database including many scholarly full text journals, magazines and other publications, some as far back as 1887.

info Access World News  · Tutorial
Full-text articles from local (Arizona Daily Star), national, and international newspapers, as well as news transcripts and news video clips; date coverage varies by news source.

info 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.

info 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.

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

info LexisNexis Academic    mobile info
Includes all types of news as well as country profiles, law reviews, federal and state case law, biographies, company profiles and financials (public and private).

info New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Complete version of the New York Times, including viewing of entire pages as well as specific articles.

info 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
info 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.

info 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.

info 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.

info Ethnic Newswatch
An interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses from 1960 to the present.

info 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.

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

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

info Keesing's World News Archive  (English)
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.

info 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.

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

info 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.

info 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.