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Library Research Guides

Social Policies/Programs

Resources to research policy for social work practice.

Current News

Here is a list of some of the most comprehensive library databases for searching current newspapers.

Evaluating News Sources, Bias & Balance

Use the Browse feature on the Library homepage to locate some news sources by their political perspective:


Historical Newspapers

Newspaper articles are excellent resources for following the history and background of policy development. While much of our current news is available from individual newspaper web sites, you will likely need to consult library databases to search for older newspaper articles.