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Try using a current newspaper database, such as Newspaper Source Plus, to locate a current news article on community organizing. Can you create an APA or MLA citation for the article using tools in the database?
Next, search one of the historical newspaper databases, such as ProQuest Historical: Chicago Tribune, to locate a historical article on community organizing. Did the same search strategy work for both current and historical contexts? When might you need to adjust your search strategy to find historical publications?
Find Newspaper Articles
Newspaper articles may provide a national perspective or include unique data for local areas, based on local reports. Check out the following news databases for both current & historical topics.
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts
The Los Angeles Times (1881-1995) offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
The Wall Street Journal (1889-2002) offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Newspaper Source Plus is a full-text newspaper index/database that ALSO features television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts, including: ABC News, CBS News, CNBC, CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS, and more.
Nexis Uni has full text of current events/news publications and ALSO features broadcast transcripts from more than 50 sources, including: ABC News, CBS News, CNN, Federal News Service, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC News, PBS NewsHour.