CQ Researcher CQ Researcher is an excellent source for comprehensive background information on current issues in the news. It is the most reliable place to find balanced, unbiased overviews. These reports are meant to educate rather than influence researchers.
This link takes you to the CQ Library, from thereselect CQ Researcher.
News and Magazine Articles
Academic Search Premier This is a great starting place for any topic. It covers all subject areas, includes articles from both popular magazines and scholarly journals, and has lots of full text. SELECT Magazines as your limit.
LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis also includes newspapers from around the world, including the New York Times.
Alt-PressWatch Get a different point of view! Find full-text articles from alternative press news resources.
Arizona Republic Great place to find fulltext articles from the local newspaper.
Times Topics Browse topics with links to New York Times articles.
Library OneSearch Offers in-depth coverage of all subject areas. Be sure to choose newspapers, and magazines.