News/Media Databases

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Please scroll through our alphabetized list of databases below. If you see a database you’d like to explore, click on the button, and the database will pull open in a new tab. Remember that all of our online databases are accessible to customers only. You’ll need to log in to access the databases in full. Do you have any questions for us? We look forward to helping you!

INSPIRE

This resource is Indiana’s Virtual Library. It offers access to over 40 databases covering subjects like biographies, magazine and scholarly journal articles, newspapers articles (most recent 30 days), poetry, and short stories. The Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) has a career interest test, practice tests for SAT, GED, AP, LSAT, GRE, GMAT and other tests for high school, college, and graduate school. Biography Resource Center allows searching for many short biographies. Litfinder finds full text of many poems and stories. Other resources include Kids Search, What Tree Is That?, and Indiana Memory. Access this database 24/7 from wherever you have Internet access, at no cost, as long as you have your library card barcode number and PIN.

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McClatchy-Tribune Collection

The McClatchy-Tribune Collection includes a 90-day archive of nearly 300 newspapers from the McClatchy-Tribune wire service. The data is updated daily.

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Military & Government Collection

Newspaper Source™ provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source™ provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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Regional Business News

Regional Business News provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications).

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TOPICsearch

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. TOPICsearch™ contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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