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Political Science

Find political science data, articles, encyclopedias, handbooks and information about quantitative and qualitative research methods along with information on writing dissertations, publishing, and non-traditional research methods like digital scholarship

News Media

Access World News Searchable text of hundreds of newspapers in the United States and selective English-language newspapers or newswires from around the world. You are able to search individual newspapers or create a customized list of individual titles.UMich Only
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Full Text Indexes CIA translations of newswire and news broadcast services from around the world, 1975-96, and provides the full text. All regions are covered as of January 2009 except for Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and the USSR, which will be completed by Summer 2009 Continued by the World News Connection.  UMich Only
Lexis-Nexis Academic Provides full-text access to hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, wire services, and broadcast media transcripts. Use the Guided Search for the widest range of news sources and full text searching.UMich Only
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2008) Full text of the newspaper, 1851-2003, from Proquest. Use the dropbox to switch to the most current file. UMich Only

World News Connection




Vanderbilt Television News Archive

CIA-sponsored translations of local news sources from around the world, including newspapers, radio and television broadcasts, etc. Searchable by keyword, region of the world, and date. Provides the full-text in English. The FBIS Index provides access to the materials, 1975-96. The corresponding publications are located in Serials/Microforms. UMich Only

Provides access to television news broadcasts of the national networks since August 5, 1968. The collection spans the presidential administrations of Lyndon Baines Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. The core collection includes evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC (since 1968), an hour per day of CNN (since 1995) and Fox News (since 2004). UMich Only

Sources for News Covering US Politics