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Digital Media Literacy

Avoid Paywalls by Using Library Resources

These FAU Libraries' databases will help you find reliable information, but no database or source is foolproof.  Use the tools found throughout this guide along with your critical thinking skillsto determine whether a source is truly reliable.

  • Access World News
    Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national, and local news sources including the including the Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post, and others.
  • Historical New York Times: (1851 to three years before current date)
    This database offers full-page digital reporductions of every page (images and articles) from every issue, cover to cover, from the New York Times in downloadable PDF files.
  • Nexis Uni
    Comprehensive source for current news (international, national and regional), legal research (cases and statutes, law reviews, news), business research (news, company information), medical information (news, journal articles, Medline abstracts) and basic reference tools.
  • New York Times
    Searchable, full text electronic access to the New York Times. Search for articles or browse by date. Can view whole page. Please see New York Times Historical for issues before 1980.
  • Regional Business News
    Contains material from business journals, newspapers, newswires. Hosted on the EBSCOhost platform.
  • Wall Street Journal
    Search the full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to the present.
  • Westlaw
    Students can work more efficiently and productively, and with more confidence, with Thomson Reuters Westlaw Campus Research, a premier research service for the legal, news, and business-related information they need. 

More Library Resources for News

Summary Reports on Current Issues

Bias - Further Reading

Conspiracy Theories - Further Reading

Digital Media Literacy - Further Reading

Journalism - Further Reading

Social Media - Further Reading

Last updated on Jun 3, 2024 2:24 AM