The list is not exhaustive, but representative of the type of sources that you use to get background information for your stories and interviews.
Last Updated: May 28, 2013
- ProQuest Newspapers
ProQuest Newspapers is an excellent place to start if you are looking for newspaper articles. It includes international and U.S. newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and the Star Tribune.
News coverage includes wire services, newspapers, TV and radio transcripts.
The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
- Credo Reference
Credo Reference is an easy to way to gather quick facts on a variety of topics.
- Oxford Reference
Oxford Reference is similar to Credo except that is articles tend to be longer and more in depth.
- Academic Search Premier
An excellent starting point for almost any topic.
- CQ Researcher
Every issue of this publication is devoted to one in-depth subject, making it a go-to source for any persuasive paper. In "Browse by Topic" mode, CQ Researcher helps you choose a topic, letting you delve into such current issues as air pollution
- Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Find opposing perspectives on current topics. In addition to pro/con viewpoints, this database includes news, magazine, and journal articles. Note its collaboration with the Discovery Channel and NPR to provide useful audio and video clips.
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