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ProQuest Newspapers Authentication Required
Fulltext of 300+ U.S. and international news sources. Includes the New York Times (1999 to present), The Times of London (index and abstract only), the Wall Street Journal (1984 to present), and the StarTribune of Minneapolis (1986 to present).

New York Times
One of the most respected papers in the country. Search and print full-text articles from 1995 to the present.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times Authentication Required
    Full page and full article images from the New York Times with searchable fulltext from 1851 through 2002. Full indexing is available for articles, performance and book reviews, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth/marriage announcements, photos, and advertisements.
CQ Researcher Authentication Required
Reliable, unbiased, and in-depth information on a wide variety of current issues. Excellent for browsing hot topics.

Facts on File (World News Digest) Authentication Required
A searchable news and events site, with encyclopedia and almanac. Gives top news stories back to 1940. Special features include maps; photographs; historic documents; and overviews of key issues, newsmakers and events since 1980.

St. Cloud Times (ProQuest) Authentication Required
Provides full-text articles from about 2005 to present. Does not include obituaries or birth notices.

Star Tribune
The primary newspaper of Minneapolis. Search and print full-text articles from 1986-present.

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African American Newspapers
Searchable database of approximately 270 U.S. newspapers from more than 35 states chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.

Alternative Press Index Authentication Required
Index to articles published from 1991-present in over 250 alternative, radical, and liberal publications that report and analyze the practices and theories of cultural, economic, political, and social change.

Alternative Press Index Archive Authentication Required
Index to articles published from 1969-1990 in over 250 alternative, radical, and liberal publications that report and analyze the practices and theories of cultural, economic, political, and social change.

BBC World News
British Broadcasting Corporation, one of the world's most respected news agencies.

Chronicle of Higher Education Authentication Required
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the premier source of news and statistics about higher education. In addition to an online weekly newspaper, the Chronicle provides valuable in-depth articles on aspects of higher education and is a source of useful statistics on faculty and administrative compensation, admissions, graduation rates, tuition and fees, gender equity, etc.

Ethnic NewsWatch Authentication Required
A comprehensive collection of nearly 700,000 full-text articles from 200 newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Provides in-depth coverage of a wide range of current and historical topics. Option for searching in both English and Spanish. Tip: Click the check box to limit results to scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed.

GenderWatch Authentication Required
GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. GenderWatch supports programs in business, education, literature and the arts, health sciences, history, political science, public policy, sociology and contemporary culture, lesbian/gay studies, gender and women's studies and more. Tip: Click the check box to limit results to scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed.

LexisNexis Academic Authentication Required
LexisNexis Academic is a collection of online fulltext databases covering News, Business, Legal, Medical, and Reference. News includes newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, regional and international news sources, scholarly & trade journals, and a guide to current issues. Business includes company SEC reports, company profiles and financial data, and accounting literature and standards. Law resources include law reviews (journals), federal and state congressional laws as well as federal court cases. Includes the text of the U.S. Code as well as the Federal Regulations and CFR. It includes hundreds of scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines.

ProQuest Newspapers: Minneapolis Star Tribune Authentication Required
Minnesota's biggest newspaper. Search and print full-text articles fro 1986 onward.

Newsbank Special Reports
NewsBank's Special Reports focus on topics of current interest. They include content from sources throughout the world to provide a global perspective, current and background information, statistics, maps, images, websites, and suggested search terms. New information is added daily to featured and current reports.

NewsLink
Links to U.S. and international newspapers.

Nineteenth Century US Newspapers Authentication Required
Full-text content and images from about 500 U.S. newspapers published during the 19th Century. The "Research Guide" link leads to commissioned essays that provide context for the collection.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center Authentication Required
Provides overviews and multiple points of view on contemporary social issues. Includes viewpoint articles, articles drawn from popular magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary sources, statistics, podcasts, and links to Web sites on topics ranging from abortion to illegal immigration, from gambling to war crimes. This series is also available in book format in the Ready Reference section on the 1st floor of the Miller Center Library.

Points of View Reference Center Authentication Required
This full-text reference resource presents multiple sides on current controversial topics. Each topic may include topical essays, supporting articles, primary source documents, images, and videos.

Regional Business News Authentication Required
A supplemental database for customers of Business Source Premier. With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Regional Business News has full text for more than 60 sources.

St. Cloud Times (ProQuest) Authentication Required
Provides full-text articles from about 2005 to present. Does not include obituaries or birth notices.

St. Cloud Times Index
An index to the St. Cloud Times from 1928 - present.

Times (London) Digital Archive Authentication Required
Complete fulltext, including birth and death notices, advertisements, etc. of the The Times (London) from 1785 to 1985. The content covers almost every event in the world during that period.

Wall Street Journal
One of the most important business newspapers in the country. Search and print full-text articles from 1984 to the present.

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