Databases for News

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Access World News (1985 - present)
Full-text articles from over 2,600 U.S. and international newpapers, including the Oregonian and other regional papers.  Includes Selected wire services, radio and television transcripts.
Alternative Press Index (1991 - Present)
Useful for researching cultural, economic, political & social change. Indexes alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines.
Useful for going beyond a simple search.   Users can search up to 12 databases at one time, analyzing content using frequency and term-relationship tools and intuitive subject-indexing.
More than 140 newspapers from 22 islands. Most published in the English language.
CQ Magazine (1983 - Present)
Archive of weekly magazine on government and particularly congressional activity.
The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) is an initiative to digitize historic Oregon newspaper content and make it freely available to the public through a keyword-searchable online database. The initial phase of the program will concentrate on newspapers published between 1860 and 1922, with a goal of approximately 150,000 pages freely available online in the first two years (2009-2011)
This digital archive offers the entire run of this publication in a fully searchable digital format and features high-quality color facsimile images that bring to life more than 150 years of social, political and cultural history.  Areas covered include politics, social history, fashion, theatre, media, literature, advertising and graphic design, as well as genealogy.  Gift of Burton Onstine, '54.
Digitized alternative press publications, including small literary magazines, underground newspapers, LGBT periodicals, the minority press (Latino, Black and Native American) and the extreme right-wing press.
Current legal news stories, both domestic and international.
Full-text articles from Latin American newspapers covering the years 1805-1922, including titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela.
LexisNexis Academic (1980 - Present)
Full text access to thousands of news, business and legal publications. A good source for current articles in the New York Times and other major newspapers, and for looking up information about companies, industries and countries.
Digital archive of Russian newspaper, 1928+.
News and opinion on government and political activities in Washington.
This digital archive features the complete fully searchable facsimile archive of The Picture Post published in Britain from 1938-1957.  Gift of Burton Onstine, '54.
Cross-disciplinary database that provides indexing and abstracts for 21,000 journals, with full text for many titles. A good starting place for beginning research and quickly finding full text articles for a variety of topics.
Full text of historical newspapers, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Boston Globe. Also includes historical black newspapers including the Chicago Defender, the Los Angeles Sentinel, the New York Amsterdam News, and the Pittsburgh Courier. From the Basic Search page, choose 'Select multiple databases' to select a specific newspaper. Coverage varies but generally starts in the 1800s.
The very first newspaper in China with a Chinese editorial staff, the full-image and full-text Shen Bao Digital Archive gives unique insight into the transition of China from the nineteenth century until Mao.  Chinese language only.
Provides access to the Sunday Times from its launch in 1822 until 2006. It contains more than 600,000 pages including advertisements, obituaries, classified ads and photographs as well as the articles. Early issues contain colorful information on murders, mysteries, theatre, sport and politics. Please note: The Sunday Times is a separate paper from The Times. Reed also provides access to The Times Digital Archive.
Video clips from major television news networks, some as streaming video, but most must be ordered.  Contact Annie Downey for help in placing an order.