News and Current Affairs

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Academic Search Premier  avl_logo

Academic Search Premier has information in nearly every area of academic study and includes full-text for more than 4,600 journals, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.

Access World News Research Collection

Provides access to local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. It includes Access Business News, Access Military, Gov, Defense, Alabama Newspapers, Access Broadcast Transcripts, and Access Newswires.

Alabama Newspapers

Alabama Newspapers is provided through Access World News and features 33 newspapers/news outlets from all over the state of Alabama. Does not include the Montgomery Advertiser.

Ethnic NewsWatch  avl_logo

Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English & Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses. AFTER CLICKING ON THE ABOVE LINK, SCROLL DOWN TO “ACCESS OPTIONS” AND BELOW THAT CLICK ON “OPENATHENS LOGIN” AND THEN CHOOSE “FAULKNER UNIVERSITY” IN THE DROPDOWN AND THEN CLICK ON “CONNECT” TO BRING UP THE OPEN ATHENS LOGIN PAGE. 

Expanded Academic ASAP  avl_logo

Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers -many with full text and images. It includes information about the arts and humanities, social sciences, science and technology.

General Reference Center Gold  avl_logo

General Reference Center Gold is a general interest database that integrates a variety of sources – newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides full-text documents from over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications including national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. Also included are U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information as well as Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789.

Newspaper Source  avl_logo

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for more than 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context  avl_logo

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a full text resource covering today’s controversial social issues such as terrorism and gun control. Drawing on the print series by the same name, the database brings together information needed to understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles to provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary sources, statistical information, and more.