Databases by Subject: Current Events

Major Indexes

Academic Search Ultimate

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.


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New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

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

Nexis Uni

Find news from U.S. and international newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs. Also includes business profiles, patents, and legal research. (Formerly known as LexisNexis Academic.)

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

Find photographs, videos, and graphics from the archives of the Associated Press, from mid 1800s-present.

CQ Voting and Elections Collections

Find historical and modern voting data, analyses of campaigns and voting behavior, explanations of electoral process and reforms, and census and district 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)

Find citations to translations of foreign news sources, 1975-1996. Full articles are on microfiche.

Gannett Newsstand

Find articles from Gannett-published newspapers from 30 states. Includes the Arizona Republic and the Tucson Citizen.

General OneFile

Find news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.

Global Newsstream

Find news from from international, national, and regional newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites, with various coverage from 1980s-current.

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

Find digitized microfilm editions of the Arizona Republic, Barron's, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, from 2008-present.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive

Find abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, PBS, and FOX News, special news reports, coverage of political conventions, Presidential press conferences, State of the Union Addresses, and more. Includes online streaming video access to CNN programs from 1998-present.

World News Connection (WNC)

Find translated and English-language news sources and other reports from around the world, 1995-2013. Coverage of non-U.S. local media sources is particularly effective.