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MC 6000: Introduction to Media and Communication: News

Featured News Databases

Over 10,000 clips from NBC News broadcasts

Major World Newspapers from 1977 to the Present

Newspapers from the 18th Century to 2003

NBC Learn

Over 10,000 short videos (2-5 minutes) from NBC News broadcasts, newsreels, and archival footage, organized topically. Also includes historical documents from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Why Use Databases to Find News?

  • You won't have to pay for content!
  • Find content beyond the most recent.
  • Search specialized collections of news resources (i.e., student newspapers).
  • Content is less likely to have been altered over time.

Databases with Full Text Current Newspapers

These databases are available onlly to students, faculty and staff of Bowling Green State University and walk-in users.

Selected Databases for News Magazines

Finding Subscription Magazines

A number of magazines offer their content solely or in part to subscription holders.  It's likely that the BGSU Libraries or the Wood County Library have access to these publications.  Search the libraries' catalogs to identify print or online subscriptions.