News stories are an integral part of our society, shaping our worldviews and awareness of the world around us. News stories are also key components of many academic research projects, including history, political science, and more. 

This guide provides an introduction to the news databases provided by the library as well as freely available print, television, and radio news archives. Resources include major current, local, and historical newspapers, as well as major and local television and radio news outlets. You will also find the tools you will need to evaluate and cite news stories. 

Use this guide if you want to... 

  • learn how to find news on a particular topic or in a specific publication
  • learn how to critically evaluate news 
  • access news databases and websites for current and archived news content
  • learn how to cite news articles

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