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Database List

Select the best database for your research topic.

List of Databases for News & Current Event Topics

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Newspaper Search

Search across all the newspaper databases that we have access to.  You can filter to the most prominent ones we have access to, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, etc.  Click the button "Major Newspapers - USA" to filter to this search or "Major Newspapers - International" to search through international journals.  Need help searching the Newspaper Search?

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New York Times Website

Register for a free account and read an unlimited number of articles on the NY Times' website.  The website contains articles from 1851-present.  Access the PDF versions of articles (as they appeared in the print edition) published from 1851-2002 using the TimesMachine website.  Need help searching the NYT and TimesMachine websites?

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Newspaper Source Plus

Most of these newspapers are indexed in the Newspaper Search, but it doesn't hurt to search it separately.

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All these newspapers are indexed in Newspaper Search, but you can search it separately.  Need help searching Factiva?
Not finding what you need?  Access other databases for news research.

News & Current Events Playbooks

The library creates "playbooks" for research.  In sports, teams have playbooks that help them win the game. At PVCC, the library has playbooks that help you "win" at research.  Check them out:

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