News, Current Events & People

Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for over 1,250 academic, social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals.

Alt-Press Watch
Indexes approximately 250 alternative, radical, and left publications that report on and analyze cultural, economic, political and social change.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The Web site is updated all day with the latest news in academe. Text from the current print edition is posted every Monday morning and there is a searchable archive of every issue published since September 1989. The website contains all the commentary and essays from the weekly magazine, The Chronicle Review, and provides some online "extras" such as slide shows, podcasts, and video.

CQ Researcher
Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week.  Issues cover a broad range of topics, such as  environment, health, education and science and technology.

Ethnic News Watch
full text content  from ethnic, minority, and Native American newspapers in America.

LexisNexis Academic
full text for thousands of newspapers and magazines.

MasterFile Premier
Full text for general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. 

Newspaper Source
Selected  full text for regional, national, and  international newspapers.

Pacific Northwest Regional Newspaper and Periodical Index
Citations for articles dealing with the Pacific Northwest published since January 1, 1997, in the Seattle Weekly, Seattle Post-Intelligencer and The Daily of the University of Washington.

Proquest Newspapers  
full text content for New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and  Washington State Newspapers.

Research Library
Contains full text for over 2,000 periodicals in a wide range of subject areas.

TribNet: The News Tribune: Tacoma, WA  
Stories published in the last six months. Archives index from 1987-June 1999.  The full text contents of the News Tribune, 1993-, can also be accessed through Proquest Newspapers.  Other local newspaper links:  Seattle TimesSeattle Post Intelligencer, and  the Olympian.

Wall Street Journal (Eastern Ed.)
Use Proquest Newspapers category for current file, 1984-; 
Use PQ Hist. News, Wall St. Journal for historical file, 1889-1983.Daily stock quotes are not included.

Washington State Newsstand now included in Proquest Newspapers.

Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated
full text of articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference.
8 simultaneous users shared among 9 libraries.

World News Connection (FBIS)
full text translated transcriptions and newspaper articles from around the world, selected and by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) of the U.S. government.