Newspapers and news magazines document events as they happen and provide some early analysis. Use news sources to provide context for an event referenced in your research paper or to provide real-world examples to help illustrate an issue you are discussing.
These should be used IN ADDITION TO the scholarly journal articles presenting academic study on a topic. ALSO, consider the reputation and mission of a news source before you use it. Look for an "About" section of their website to find their mission and any political leaning or affiliation.
Especially good for finding examples from international perspective, in newspapers from around the world. Includes some US newspapers, as well. NOTE:Default is to search past 3 days. Use Advanced Search to extend the timeframe.
PressReader provides a global perspective on the World's events and news and is the most convenient and complete way to read all your favorite newspapers on one site. Users will gain access to newspapers from within the library, from home and around the world on the day they are published. Researchers will find convenient searching, a traditional 2-page newspaper view, table of contents, article jumps (linking article sections) and easy to read text views. PressDisplay can also provide translations into ten major foreign languages.