Global Studies: Key Resources

Country & Regional Profiles


Photo: "The Karamojong or Karimojong, an ethnic group of agro-pastoral herders living mainly in the north-east of Uganda." by Marc Hofer - UNESCO. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0-igo via Wikimedia Commons

Newspapers and Current Events

ProQuest Newsstand - Full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Years of coverage vary by title.

LexisNexis Academic Universe - Comprehensive full text coverage of national, international, and regional newspapers. Varying start dates 1980+.

Ethnic NewsWatch - A full-text database of newspapers and magazines of the ethnic and minority press in America: African-American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian-American, European/Eastern European, Hispanic/ Latino/Chicano, Jewish, and Native American.

For even more newspapers, click through to our Newspaper Guide with tabs for International and Specialty News sources.

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  • Colby Libraries Catalog
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  • NExpress
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  • MaineCat
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  • WorldCat
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