Research Databases: News
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- Houston Chronicle - free web
(Hearst Communications Inc.) Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle.
- LexisNexis Academic
(LexisNexis) Contains laws and court rulings as well as law reviews and legal analysis for state and federal courts; full-text U.S. and world news articles, magazines, and journals; and company profiles for private and public businesses.
- New York Times (LSC-University Park)
(New York Times) Online and mobile subscription access to New York Times US, International, and Chinese editions. Use your Lone Star email address to create an account.
- Newspaper Source
(EBSCO) Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts.
- Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Online Edition) (LSCS Libraries)
Comprehensive summary of statistics about the United States population, industries and more. Browse broad subject categories or search to locate statistics or use as a guide to more information in print and on the internet. Sources include the United States government, as well as commercial publishers.
- Chronicle of Higher Education Online (LSCS Libraries)
Access will end Sept. 1, 2016.
(Chronicle) Leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
- Country Information Sites – free web
- CountryWatch (LSC-North Harris only)
(CountryWatch, Inc.) Provides news, geographical, political, economic, and cultural information and maps on each of the 194 countries of the world.
- CQ Researcher (LSCS Libraries)
(CQ Press) Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
- Houston Business Journal - free web
Houston Business Journal (LSC-University Park)
(American City Business Journals, Inc.) Local business news, industry news, and market intelligence for the Greater Houston area. Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives. Subscription access includes expanded content.
- Morningstar Mutual Funds Online (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL) - NOTE: 5 simultaneous user limit
(Morningstar, Inc.) Mutual funds investment information; information on stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. A searchable database.
- Proquest Historical Newspapers (LSCS Libraries)
(ProQuest) Over 30 million digital pages of seventeen American newspapers dating back to the 18th century.
- Regional Business News
(EBSCO) Full text from business newspapers, magazines, and newswires throughout the United States.