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Newspaper and magazine articles are known as popular (rather than scholarly) sources. They are written for a general audience. They can be great sources of information on:
- current and past events
- social issues
- editorials and opinions
- popular culture
- and much more
Newspaper & Magazine Databases
Newsbank This link opens in a new window
Newsbank provides access to over 900 newspapers from 52 US states and territories. Content ranges in date from 1978 to current.
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) This link opens in a new window
Full text articles from newspapers, magazines and journals.
Newspaper Source This link opens in a new window
Full text articles from hundreds of U.S., international and regional newspapers. Also has television and radio news transcripts from major networks.
MasterFILE Premier This link opens in a new window
Full text magazine, newspaper and journal articles covering a wide variety of topics.
General OneFile This link opens in a new window
Full-text newspaper, magazine, and journal articles on a wide range of topics
Popular Magazines This link opens in a new window
Full text articles from popular magazines (Time, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, US News & World Report, Fortune, Business Week, Cosmopolitan, NPR, etc.).
InfoTrac Newsstand This link opens in a new window
Full-text newspaper articles from U.S. regional, national, and local papers.
Readers' Guide Retrospective This link opens in a new window
Find historical articles from 1890-1982. An especially good source for locating primary materials related to U.S. history and popular culture.
Full text access to articles in the Oregonian from 1987 - present.
New York Times
Full text coverage from 1985-present.