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POS 2041 (Geeslin) - Literature/Article Review: Recommended Databases

Suggested Reading List

New York Times   (Newsstand)    

Washington Post (Newsstand)    

Wall Street Journal (Newsstand)    

Congressional Quarterly and Related Publications (CQ Researcher)

Journal of Politics (Academic Search Complete)

Time (Academic Search Complete)

Newsweek (Academic Search Complete)

U. S. News and World Report (Academic Search Complete)

Businessweek (Business Source Complete)

Fortune (Business Source Complete)

Orlando Sentinel (Newsbank)

CNN Online


Center for Responsive Politics


Harpers Weekly

American Political Science Review



Newsstand contains articles from some of the major newspapers such as New York Times and Washington Post.

Tip: Publication Title searches for specific sources.

Click here for access to Newsstand




Newsbank is a database containing articles from newspapers and magazines around the country dating back to 1985.

Tip: Lead/First Paragraph searches for the main subject of the article

Click here for access to Newsbank


Other Suggested Databases

Academic Search Complete

Lots of news magazine are available in this database, including Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News and World Report. Journal of Politics is also in this one.

Business Source Complete

This database is all business information and contains sources such as Businessweek and Fortune.

CQ Researcher Plus Archive

Explores a single “hot” issue each week, ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, and science.  Also contains a complete archive dating back to 1923 with over 3,000 in-depth reports.


Opposing Viewpoints

This database provides viewpoints about controversial issues on a nationwide scale as well as internationally.  Under each topic you can find columns dedicated to newspaper and magazine articles. This is also a good source for brainstorming ideas.

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