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JOUR 3090: Reporting: News Searching

Google News & Archives -- Tutorial

Google News -- national and international stories (newspapers, newswires, media outlets, websites)

Research Sources

Once you're out of school you won't have off-campus access to the MTSU Library resources, but there may be other options available.

State-sponsored research databases

Many states provide access to research datbases to their residents. The Tennessee site is TEL, the Tennessee Electronic Library.

Public library

The local public library may offer access to reseach databases. Don't forget books as a source of information!

Government Web sites

Government Web sites can be a great source of information, particularly for statistical information. Try limiting a search to .gov sites, or try FedStats is another directory to try.

Suggestions for Searching Topic Overviews with Supporting Sources

Historical Newspapers

Current Newspaper Articles