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Library Databases to Find News Articles
AccuNet/AP Photo Archive
The Archive is an electronic library containing the AP's current photos and a selection of pictures from their image print and negative library.
InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. A collection of over 1,000 newspapers, including Buffalo News August 2000 - present. Full text takes about two days to get into database.
Comprehensive, authoritative news content, including current coverage and deep archives. Includes BUFFALO NEWS from 1992 - present.
National Newspaper Index
An index, with citations only, covering 1977 to the present, to the top five U.S.newspapers: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post.
New York State Newspapers
A full-text database covering 25 major newspapers in New York State.
Newspaper Source Plus
(Ebsco) full text for major U.S. and international newspapers and features more than 583,000 television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts. Includes the Buffalo News 1999 - present.
Regional Business News
This database provides full comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is a daily business and financial newspaper edited in New York City and sold throughout the United States.
Wire Services & Press Agencies
Agence France-Presse is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. AFP is the third largest news agency in the world,
An independent, non-for-profit news cooperative headquartered in New York City.
The world's largest international multimedia news agency.
Even typically reliable sources, whether mainstream or alternative, corporate or nonprofit, rely on particular media frames to report stories and select stories based on different notions of newsworthiness. The best thing to do in our contemporary media environment is to read/watch/listen widely and often and to be critical of the sources we share and engage with on social media.
Here are some websites that can help you identify media bias:
Off Campus? Here's how to access library databases
1. Know your TWolves username and password
2. Select the database you want to search
3. You will be prompted to enter your username/passord
Questions? Call the Library's Reference Desk at 716-614-6786 for help.
Guide Content Adapted from MSU Billings, Fake News vs. Real News
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