Newspapers and Current Events


Features thousands of U.S. and global news sources, including wire services, popular magazines, newspapers, and much more.  

Provides easy access to the latest news from and about Africa, with over 700 news stories posted daily for all areas of the African continent. Also available is a 400,000-item searchable archive dating 1997 to the present. Coverage includes the contents of 127 currently published African newspapers, as well as news feeds from 330 additional African and international news organizations. AllAfrica.com is generally considered to be the best source for current news on Africa.

Indexes the last twenty years of North America's alternative press, with citations drawn from alternative, radical, and leftist publications. 

Access over 180 years of the photographs, sound bites, and graphics from the archives of the Associated Press.

This online version features daily reports on developments in higher education, information technology, and distance education. The full text of the current issue of The Chronicle is available every Monday morning, following the Friday print publication. The site features an archive of more than 12 years of The Chronicle. You can access the Chronicle via your smart phone by setting up a free Chronicle account using your KU email address.

Provides full text access to articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority and native presses in America from 1959 to present.

Contains full text content from thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers. Dates of coverage: 1980 to present.

Search the most recent global news content, with archives that stretch back into the 1980s from over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format. Provides one of the largest collections of news from the U.S., Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.

This computer-generated news site aggregates headlines from news sources worldwide and groups similar stories together.

Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers and selective full text for 410 U.S newspapers. The database also contains full-text television & radio news transcripts.

This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.