Consider the currency of news stories and information. How recent does it need to be?
News types may include:
To find a current news article:
To find recent news:
Newspaper websites rarely provide free access to their archives of older stories. To find news from the last few months or the last few years:
To find historical news:
Newspapers are a wonderful resource for historical research. Historians spend long hours browsing through runs of newspapers in paper or microfilm format. Fortunately, there are now some online newspaper archives that simplify this process:
To find broadcast news:
Broadcast news is available on many websites. Check out the Find Broadcast News page below to find a list of helpful sites.
Source: Adapted from the News and Newspapers Library Guide of the University of Queensland - Australia