Last Updated: Feb 5, 2013
Use these sources to find background information on a country, including its history, current political and economic situation, etc.
- Access World News [UW restricted]
Includes full-text articles from hundreds of US and international news sources. (Select "World" from the left-hand column if you prefer to search sources outside of the US.)
- LexisNexis [UW restricted]
Extensive array of full-text news. Includes both US and international news sources. For foreign language news, select "non-English news" under the "sources" menu.
- Library Press Display [UW restricted]
Online access to over 200 newspapers from more than 55 countries, displayed in their original format and accessible by country, language, or title.
- World News Connection [UW restricted]
International news translated into English. Content focuses primarily on military, political, environmental, scientific, and socioeconomic issues and events.