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Current Events: Welcome

What's in This Guide

In this library guide for current events research, you will find:

Database Articles

  • Journal databases to discover articles about current events

Books & Films

  • Catalog to find books, videos, and more in the library
  • Catalog to find books to borrow from other libraries
  • Ebooks to read online or on an ebook reader
  • Streaming films


  • Online academic encyclopedias to find background information and overviews of current events

News Sources

  • Databases to find regional, national, and international news
  • Google News RSS feed for top news of the day

Web Sites

  • Resources on state and federal legislation, fact checking, Twitter and blog searching
  • Government Web sites and other sources to help you locate statistical information for your topic