Finding Current News Articles

image of newspaper with Extra! Extra! on the front pageWhile there are many databases and websites with access to today's news, we recommend starting with these two:

Finding Full-Text Articles not in the Database

You want the full text of articles, right? There are several ways to find them and it depends on what you are looking for.

Some databases, such as Academic Search Premier, have "Get it Cornell!" links to full text.

Otherwise, search the library catalog by journal title.  The Catalog will show whether or not we have access to the electronic version and/or the print version; if we have neither, you can still request the articles via Interlibrary Loan.

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.