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Global Studies

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.

BBC News, a division of the British Broadcasting Corporation, covers global news and events. Click on a continent in the top menu bar then scroll down to get country information. Sign up for a news feed to have top stories delivered automatically.

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.

Alternative Press Index - The Alternative Press Index offers online access to articles from a large collection of alternative periodicals, particularly those concerned with radical social change. Common topics include socialism, environmentalism, feminism, and LGBT rights.

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

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