Browse Popular News Sources

Google News and Yahoo News are great because they collect current stories from a range of newspapers and other news sources. For a more international version of this try Library PressDisplay.

You can also browse or search popular print publications online to find current articles on a range of topics. Examples include,, and If you go through the web, you may not be able to get access to the full-text articles off-campus. To get around this, use the library's Passkey tool.

And, of course, most news sites allow you to directly browse their content online for free (although this may be changing). Examples include the BBC, Reuters, CNN, ABC News, etc.

Good Databases for Popular Articles

A number of databases (collections of articles) at the library will let you search thousands of news and magazine articles at once. The ones listed below are a few of the most popular, and they all have most of the articles in full text online.