News & Current Events

Google News Archive

Alternative Titles
Google News Archive Search
Description

Searches content from a number of sources, including both partner content digitized by Google through their News Archive Partner Program and online archival materials that they've crawled. Search results can include content that is freely accessible as well as content that requires a fee--be sure to check Mirlyn to see if the U-M Library provides access to a source before paying a fee for it. Articles related to a single story within a given time period are grouped together to allow users to see a broad perspective on the topics they are searching. In addition to seeing results ranked by relevancy, users can also see a historical overview of the results by browsing an automatically generated timeline.

Type
Search Engine
Coverage
19th Century to Present: Which past years are covered, and what content is free, varies by each individual news source.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10997
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Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Access World News: Michigan [NewsBank]

Alternative Titles
America's Newspapers: Michigan
AWN: MI
Description

Full text of over 60 Michigan newspapers including Ann Arbor News (2003-2009), Detroit News (1999- ), and Flint Journal (1995- ), as well as Bay City Times, Grand Rapids Press, Kalamazoo Gazette, Michigan Chronicle, Muskegon Chronicle, Saginaw News, Traverse City Record-Eagle, etc.  Includes text only--no photos, charts or ads.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1995 - (Varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10475
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

America's News Magazines [NewsBank]

Alternative Titles
Access World News: America's News Magazines
AWN: ANM
Description

Full text of three popular U.S. news magazines:  Newsweek (1991- ), Foreign Affairs (1994- ), and the online-only web magazine Slate (1996- ), plus some backfile years of a few other magazines.  Includes text only--no photos, charts or ads.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1991 - (Varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10473
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Time Magazine Archive

Alternative Titles
TMA
Description

Searchable and browseable archive on the Time.com website that covers every article published in TIME magazine from its first issue published on March 3, 1923 to the present.  Displays first paragraph of each article only.  After using this index to identify articles, U-M users may record the issue date and page numbers of the articles they want and then look them up in the print volumes of TIME available in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library (1972-present; call number:  AP 2 .T583) or on the TIME microfilm available in the Serials and Microforms room on the second floor of the Hatcher Graduate Library (1923-2007; call number:  FILM X92).  (As of October 2011, online access to the complete full text of TIME magazine articles from 1923-1985 and from the most recent three months is restricted to paid individual subscribers only and is not available to libraries. )

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1923 - (Indexing and display of first paragraph only)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10471
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Michigan Report (Gongwer)

Alternative Titles
Gongwer News Service
Michigan Report (Gongwer News Service)
Description
Provides detailed coverage of every bill in the Michigan Legislature and closely tracks the activities of the executive and judicial branches. Daily news reports on Michigan issues. Includes House and Senate Activity Reports and other legislative documents.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1993-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10415
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

World Newspaper Archive

Alternative Titles
African Newspapers, East European Newspapers, Latin American Newspapers, South Asian Newspapers
America's Historical Newspapers
Description

World Newspaper Archive is a fully-searchable, digital collection of historical newspapers newspapers from around the world. It includes a gradually expanding digitized backfiles of 19th and 20th century newspapers from Africa (1800-1922), East Europe (1835-1922), Latin America and Latin America Series 2 (1805-1922) and South Asia (1864-1922). As the project expands, it will grow to include newspapers from the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Follow the links above to see title lists for each collection.

 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800s - 1900s
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10385
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Asahi Shinbun (online version)

Alternative Titles
Kikuzō II Visual for Libraries
Description
Online full-text database of Asahi Shinbun, one of Japan's mainstream newspapers. Contains 7 million articles published since 1945. Also includes articles from the weekly magazines Aera and Shūkan Asahi, and from the annual new-word dictionary Chiezo.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1945-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10367
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Guardian and Observer, 1791-2003

Alternative Titles
The Manchester Guardian and British Volunteer, The Observer
ProQuest Historical Newspapers, PQHN: UK
Description

Full-text searchable access to the complete backfiles of The Guardian, 1821-2003 (published in Manchester, England) and The Observer, 1791-2003 (published in London, England). Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1791 - 2003 From the first issue of each newspaper through December 31, 2003. The Guardian began publication on May 5, 1821; The Observer began on December 4, 1791.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10351
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Baltimore African-American, 1893-1988

Alternative Titles
Baltimore Afro-American, Baltimore Afro American, Baltimore African American, BAA
Black Historical Newspapers, BHN, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, PQHN
Description

Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile from 1893-1988. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1893 - 1988
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10349
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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