Newspapers & Genealogy

Access World News Research Collection

Every day, important issues and events impact small towns, big cities and entire nations. This is reflected in the unique experiences and diverse perspectives of people worldwide. Today’s students need to be more aware of what is happening both locally and globally, and they must understand the various sides of any issue to draw their own conclusions. Additionally, many assignments require students to use primary sources to relate classroom learning to the real world.

EBSCO Magazine Archives

The Benefits of Magazine Archives

  • Give researchers a unique historical perspective on 20th century trends and events
  • Eliminate time spent on retrieving or shelving issues
  • Fill in gaps from missing, lost or damaged issues
  • Free up valuable library shelf space
  • Use one-time funding
  • Enjoy perpetual access to magazine archives
  • Provide deep coverage back to the very first issue

Global Newsstream

Global Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content from newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. This product provides one of the largest collections of news from the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. All titles are cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform allowing researchers easy access to multiple perspectives, resources, and languages on the topic they are researching.

FMG Archival Films and Newsreels Collection

A rare view of what rush hour in London looked like in 1897. The dramatic and suspenseful newsreel announcing the crash of the Hindenburg zeppelin. President Ronald Reagan’s challenging speech at the Brandenburg Gate. Throughout modern history, cameras have recorded public events, wars, cultural phenomena, and government programs. This collection is a treasure trove of archival and historical films from multiple sources.