News Databases

Academic OneFile - Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from world’s leading journals and reference sources.

Academic Search Complete - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 6,800 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Premier is a section of this database.

Academic Search Premier (AVL) - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 3,500 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Elite is a section of this database.

Atlanta Journal & Constition - Full-text editions from 1995-present.

Boston Globe - Full-text editions from 1987-present.

Camellia Net - Shared e-audiobook and Adobe e-book collection.

Career Library (AVL) - Resource to help prepare for college or the workforce.

CareerOneStop - Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

Census Bureau - Population, economic, and social data as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Chicago Tribune - Full-text editions from 1985-present

Christian Science Monitor - Full-text editions from 1995-present.

Chronicle of Higher Education Online - Online version of “Chronicle of Higher Education” including searchable archive.

Communication and Mass Media Collection - From more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field, the key subjects covered include: advertising, public relations, literature, writing, and linguistics.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.

Electronic State Publications Collection of Alabama - Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government.

Ethnic NewsWatch (AVL) - Biographical information, photographs, and illustrations on African Americans.

Facts on File World News Digest - News information on events, issues, statistics, and people from 1940 to the present.

First Search - Comprehensive resource covering arts and humanities, business and economics, general science, life sciences, social sciences, medicine and health sciences. Databases include WorldCat, ArticleFirst, and PapersFirst.

General OneFile (AVL) - Comprehensive news and periodical article source from 1980 to the present.

General Reference Center Gold (AVL) – Variety of sources going back to 1980 to find articles on a variety of topics, many with full-text and images.

GreenFILE (AVL) - Multidisciplinary collection of articles regarding all aspects of human impact on the environment.

GREENR - GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) offers content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability among other topics.

Historical Newspapers Online - Links to historic U.S. newspapers (19th and 20th centuries) fully accessible in digital archives, collections and libraries on the Web.

Lexis Nexis Academic - Covers U.S. and foreign general news, business news, company news, industry news, government, legal, and political news.

Los Angeles Times - Full-text editions from 1988-present

MasterFile Premier - Full-text for nearly 1,950 general reference publications.

Montgomery Advertiser - Some coverage in Business Insights: Essentials and Lexis Nexis Academic. More current articles can be accessed at Montgomery Advertiser but payment is required for older full-text articles.

Newspaper Source (AVL) - Full-text for over 160 newspapers and other sources.

New York Times - Full-text editions from 1999-present.

Opposing Viewpoints (AVL) - Full-text from history reference books and encyclopedias, 60 history magazines along with historical documents, biographies, photos and maps, along with media clips.

Points of View Reference Center (AVL) - Essays and articles that present multiple sides of current issues.

Procon.org – Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues - Objective analysis of controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses - Contains citations for dissertations starting with 1861, abstracts for dissertations from 1980, abstracts for master's theses from 1988, and full-text access to dissertations (via PDF) from 1997 to the present. Previously named Digital Dissertations.

ProQuest Newsstand - Full-text editions of approximately 140 newspapers including: Atlanta Journal & Constitution (1995-present), Boston Globe (1987-present), Chicago Tribune (1986-present), Christian Science Monitor (1995-present), Los Angeles Times (1988-present), New York Times (1999-present), USA Today (1997-present), Wall Street Journal (1984-present) and Washington Post (Dec.1997-present). This site will search all the above newspapers. For the afore-mentioned newspapers, please click the links for the respective title.

Public Agenda for Citizens - Non-partisan information on public policy issues along with editorials.

Regional Business News (AVL) - A full text newswire database that incorporates business wires from around the world.

Science Direct - Abstracts and full-text articles (along with backfiles) in a variety of subject areas covering physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Ulrich’s Web.com - Information about print and electronic serials.

USA Today - Full text editions from 1997-present

Wall Street Journal - Full-text editions from 1984-present.

Washington Post - Full-text editions from Dec. 1997-present.

World Public Opinion - An international collaborative project whose aim is to give voice to public opinion around the world on international issues.