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AJR NewsLink (Internet)
AJR includes a newspapers section that lists around 5,000 papers which searchable by title or location and also is indexed geographically. In addition the US papers are indexed by state, frequency of publication, and category of publication. There is a section just for campus newspapers - US dailies, non-dailies, and non-US. They also have links to magazines, broadcasters, and news services worldwide. Also has many sources for journalists, including a database of job listings.

Alternative Press Index (EBSCO)
A bibliographic database covering over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals since 1991. Born of the New Left, the API was launched to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change. API coverage is both international and interdisciplinary, and indexes journal, newspaper, and magazine articles.

Cursor.org (Internet)
A media and politics Web log that comments upon and links to the work of major news organizations, as well as to other critical, independent voices published on the Internet. Cursor contains links to hundreds of magazines, newspapers and stand alone Web sites, with an emphasis on media criticism and media research.

FDsys (Internet)
Replaces GPO Access. A service of the US government, FDsys disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government.

New York Times

Oakland Tribune

ProQuest Archiver Hosts the archives for over 130 newspapers, with coverage as far back as 1764. Searching is always free, with a small fee to view the full article. Articles may be purchased directly or requested via Interlibrary Loan.

ProQuest Research Library
An interdisciplinary, general reference database that provide3s access to over 4000 scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Examiner

The World Factbook (CIA)
Site offers in-depth information for individual countries, covering geography, people, government, and the economy, along with political and physical maps of the countries and of the world.

 
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November 6, 2013