Current News via the Web

Many search engines (Google, Yahoo!) provide a "News" section, which may be helpful in locating contemporary news information. Also, to get information from some more targeted sources, try these options:

Search for Local Sources

  • Oregon Index  
    The Oregon Index is a selective index to Oregon newspapers, and to Oregon items in selected other publications. The database does not contain full-text information.
    Coverage Dates: 1974 - 2004
  • Oregonian (Current)  
    Access to current news through the Oregonian's web site: http://www.oregonlive.com/oregonian/.
  • Corvallis Gazette Times Search for local news
  • OSU Barometer Search for past issues

Search Across Many Newspapers

  • Alternative Press Index  
    Alternative Press Index (API) indexes journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. API covers theories and practices of socialism and revolution along with the topics of Ecology, Democracy and Anarchism, Feminism and Organized Labor, Indigenous Peoples and Gays/Lesbians. Use 360 Link to Full Text to request articles.
    Coverage Dates: 1991 - present
  • LexisNexis Academic  
    Full text to U.S. and international newspaper and magazine articles, radio and TV news program transcripts, legal material and other reference sources.
    Coverage Dates: - Varies by title
  • Newspaper Source  
    Full text to U.S. and international newspaper and magazine articles of over 140 U.S. and international newspapers.
    Coverage Dates: 1984 - present
  • Wall Street Journal  
    Full-text of the Wall Street Journal from 1986.
    Coverage Dates: 1986 - present

For more information on searching for newspapers, see the Newspaper research guide.