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 New!
    (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.
  • National Newspapers Core (LSCS Libraries) - Note: Formerly ProQuest Newspapers Note: Access will end 9/30/2015.
    (ProQuest) Full text of Christian Science Monitor, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.  
  • New York Times (LSCS Libraries) Note: Access will end 9/30/2015. Alternate sources: Opposing Viewpoints, LexisNexis Academic.
    (ProQuest) Provides full-text coverage from June 1, 1980 to the present.
  • 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)
    (ProQuest) Help
    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.
  • Wall Street Journal (LSCS Libraries) Note: Access will end 9/30/2015.
    (ProQuest) Provides full-text coverage from January 2, 1984 to the present.

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