News & Current Events

World Press Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
World Press Encyclopedia: a survey of press systems worldwide (GVRL)
WPE
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description

This survey of press and electronic media covers over 200 countries and their systems. Arranged alphabetically by country, entries include overview and background, economic framework, general characteristics, number and type of media, press laws, censorship issues, state-press relations, education and training in journalism, and more.  2nd ed, edited by Amanda C. Quick.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
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CQ Researcher

Alternative Titles
CQ Researcher Plus Archive
Editorial Research Reports
Description

CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1923-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9565
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America's Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Americas Historical Newspapers
Early American Newspapers
Description
America's Historical Newspapers provides searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. The collection currently includes:
  • African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
  • Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876
  • Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1900
  • Early American Newspapers, Series III, 1829-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VI, 1741-1922
  • Early American Newspapers, Series VII, 1773-1922
  • Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980
  • Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1690-1922
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9515
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    Library PressDisplay

    Alternative Titles
    NewspaperDirect, Newspaper Direct, ND
    Library Press Display, LPD
    Description
    Access to issues from the last 60 days of over 300 newspapers from around the world. The newspapers include the same content and are in the same format as the print edition of the newspaper. Some titles have "SmartNavigation" permitting individual articles to be printed out or heard in an audio version. [Access limited to 3 users at a time.]
    Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    Most recent 60 days only.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9493
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    Chicago Defender, 1909-1975

    Alternative Titles
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender, PQHN: CD, Chi Def
    Chicago Daily Defender
    Black Historical Newspapers, BHN
    Description

    Searchable access to the backfile of The Chicago Defender, a leading African-American newspaper, available in full page images digitized from microfilm. (Issues of The Chicago Defender from 1976-1993 are available on microfilm in the Hatcher Graduate Library, call number FILM X474.)

    Type
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1909-1975 Includes most issues from the weekly, daily and national editions that were variously published between July 31, 1909 (Volume 4, Number 31) and December 31, 1975 (Volume 71, Number 170).
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9463
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    AP Images

    Alternative Titles
    AP Images, AP Multimedia Archive, AccuNet/Associated Press Photo Archive
    Description
    Online access to over 500,000 photos with detailed captions from the AP news wire. Includes all photos from US and abroad added in the previous 365 days (800 per day) plus many selected historical photos from 1844 to the present. Also includes printed graphics and news audio clips transmitted by AP, and selected publicity photos from PR Newswire, Prime Newswire, and other sources. Updated continuously.
    Type
    Images
    Coverage
    1844 - All AP photos, graphics, and audio clips from the current year, plus selected historical photos since 1844, and selected publicity photos.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9457
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    Alt-Press Watch

    Alternative Titles
    AltPress Watch, AltPressWatch
    APW
    Description

    A full text database of over 60 newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press, covering ecology and the environment, grassroots organizing, labor, indigenous peoples, public policy, genetics, and much more.

    Type
    Article Index
    E-Journal(s)
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    Varies by title. 1994 -
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9451
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    Catholic Periodical & Literature (EBSCO)

    Alternative Titles
    Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online (EBSCO)
    Description
    The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI) Online is the product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Library Association. The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
    Type
    Article Index
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9385
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    ProQuest Historical Newspapers

    Alternative Titles
    PQHN, ADW, BAA, CD, CT, DFP, IT, JP, LAS, LAT, NYAN, NYT, PC, WIT, WSJ, WP, UK, Freep
    Description

    ProQuest Historical Newspapers provides full-text searchable access to the complete backfiles of 20 U.S. and 31 international English-language newspapers from Canada, China, India, Ireland, Israel, and the United Kingdom, including:

    Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

    Type
    Article Index
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1791 - 2012 (Varies by title) One year of additional content is added to the backfile annually for the following 10 titles: Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Globe and Mail, Irish Times, Jerusalem Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Times of India, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post. The content of all other titles does not increase beyond the years specified.
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9371
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    New York Times, 1851-2010

    Alternative Titles
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times, PQHN: NYT, NY Times
    Historical Index to the New York Times, 1851-1993
    Description

    Searchable access to the backfile of the New York Times newspaper (Late Eastern Edition), from the first issue on September 18, 1851 through the December 31st issue of 3 years ago.  (One year of additional content from 3 years ago is added annually.)  Reproduces the complete full text of every issue in its original printed form, in full page images digitized from microfilm.  Also incorporates indexing and subject headings from the New York Times Index, 1851-1993.

    Note:  For searchable access to the full text of the New York Times from 2011 to the present, use ProQuest Newsstand or LexisNexis Academic.  For combined searchable access to the complete backfile from 1851 up through today's issue, use ProQuest News & Current Events.  For full image access for issues from 2011 up to two months ago, use ProQuest Digital Microfilm.

     

    Type
    Article Index
    Newspaper(s)
    Coverage
    1851 - 2010
    Stable URL
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9367
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