Features thousands of U.S. and global news sources, including wire services, popular magazines, newspapers, and much more.
Databases by Subject
Newspapers and Current Events
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.
How to register for access to the New York Times
1. Visit the NYTimes Academic Site License access page.
2. Search for and select "University of Kansas - Lawrence, Kansas”
3. You will be redirected to the NYTimes registration page.
4. Click "Create Account" (or see instructions for Existing New York Times ID).
5. Complete fields using your @ku.edu email account. The email address and password you create will become your login credentials; please DO NOT use your KU password to create your account.
6. Verify your account in the confirmation email. You must click the link in this email to complete the registration. The confirmation email may be routed to your spam folder.
7. Select the option for Student or Faculty/Staff pass and click Sign Up.
8. Students will also select their graduation year, the point through which access extends. Faculty/staff will have 4 years of access, after which they must re-authenticate via NYTimes Academic Site License access page.
Existing New York Times ID
If you have previously registered your @ku.edu email address on The New York Times site, you will click the "Already have an account?" link found below “Create Account” and log in with the same school issued email address and password previously registered.
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.
Provides access to more than 15,000 full-text news, legal and business sources. Includes journal articles, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs; local, regional, national and international newspapers; legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; business information on 80 million U.S. and international companies and 75 million executives. Replaces LexisNexis Academic.
Provides full-text coverage to 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Contains full text for articles from diverse sources exploring current events in social, political & economic issues.
The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news. Coverage extends from 1984 to 24 hours ago.
Archival coverage includes the last 4 years to the present. For older issues of the Wall Street Journal:
- Wall Street Journal (Proquest Access) (1984 to 24 hours ago)
- Wall Street Journal (historical) (1889 to 17 years ago)
How to register for access to The Wall Street Journal
- Visit the University of Kansas’ access page.
- You will be directed to KU’s Single Sign-On. Log in to your KU Account.
- You will be redirected to WSJ.com. Complete the registration fields using your KU email address to create your account.
- The email address and password you create will become your login credentials; please DO NOT use your KU credentials to create your account.
Once you’ve registered, you can access Wall Street Journal content via the web, as well as via apps for smartphones and tablets.
If you are a student, your account will stay active until your graduation date. Faculty and staff will need to refresh their membership annually to confirm they are still affiliated with KU.
If you already have a personal paid subscription, you can call 1-800-JOURNAL (1-800-568-7625) to cancel your individual subscription and switch to the membership through KU; you will be refunded the remaining balance. Once canceled, you can then activate your KU membership.
This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Business.