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Full length journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be found in our online article collectionsIssues and Controversies Provides current objective information on currently debated topics affecting society. Combines authoritative factual analysis with clear explanations of opposing points of view.World News Digest Permanent record of the essential facts of the news as reported in the major national and international newspapers, news magazines, and government and online sources.Infotrac Newspapers More than 26 million full-text articles from more than 120 newspapers and over 280 additional sources of business and news. 

If a book or article cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library. Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.

Newspapers
The John B. Coleman Library Periodical department has recent back issues print copies of the:Houston Chronicle
Wall Street Journal
USA Today
London (England) Times
New York Times
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Dallas Morning News
Austin American Statesman
Sunday Gleaner (Jamaica)
Find Books
Background reading on Current Events can be found throughout the Library, but don’t expect to find a book on a very recent event! Search the PVAMU Libraries Online Catalog for specific topics (e.g., abortion), but try and be as specific as possible, to avoid retrieving too many records. You’ll also find useful material in:

  • Facts on File REF D410.F32; current year at Reference Counter
  • Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report REF JK1.C15; current year at Reference Counter
  • CQ Researcher REF H35.E35; current year at Reference Counter 
Websites
 

  • Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org/ Contains links to newspapers and magazines from around the world.
  • THOMAS: U.S. Congress on the Internet for federal legislation, committee reports, etc. – http://thomas.loc.gov/
  • U.S. Census Bureau for statistics on population, economy, health, etc. – http://www.census.gov/
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics for crime, drug, and corrections statistics – http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/
  • U.S. Census Bureau for statistics on population, economy, health, etc. – http://www.census.gov/ 
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics for crime, drug, and corrections statistics – http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/ 
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Subject Content by Juanita Walker, AssistantDirector, Public Service
Maintained by Karl Henson, Library Webmaster
Updated 1/10/2013 

 

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