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Finding Newspaper Articles

The databases listed below are great sources of newspaper articles. Note: Some resources only allow a set number of simultaneous users. If you can't get in, try your search again later.

  • Academic Search Complete
    A multi-disciplinary database which includes articles from many different kinds of publications, including newspapers and magazines.
  • Library PressDisplay
    Current editions of hundreds U.S. and international newspapers from scores of countries in dozens of languages in full-color, full-page format. Current three months only.
  • Lexis Nexis Academic
    Good source for newspaper and magazine articles. Allows you to limit your search to articles from online magazines.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    A full-text collection of newspapers, journals and magazines published by ethnic and minority presses.
  • World News Connection
    Contains full text and summaries of foreign newspaper and periodical articles and radio and television broadcasts in English translation. Allows 1 simultaneous user.
  • Factiva
    Primarily a business database, but also provides access to many domestic and foreign newspapers and magazines such as NY Times, Washington Post, and Newsweek. Allows 5 simultaneous users.

Quick Look Up

These links take you to online encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources.  They are useful for confirming quick facts or getting more background information on a topic.

 

Other Resources for Women's and Gender Studies

The link below provides more extensive lists of resources in Women's and Gender Studies:

 

Manage Your References

Any of the these tools listed below can help you organize and cite your references. The Overview at the top of the list explains the strengths and weaknesses for each.

 

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