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Core Databases

Access the essential databases for Journalism. For more, see the Journalism Subject Guide.

  • Access World News:
    Worldwide newspapers and news transcripts, 1978-present. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Alt-PressWatch:
    Articles in the independent, alternative, and grassroots press.  Full text included; Newspapers; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Chronicle of Higher Education:
    News about academic affairs and jobs for university professionals. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Cincinnati Enquirer:
    Full coverage of the Cincinnati Enquirer, 1999-present. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • CQ Researcher:
    In-depth coverage of current political and social issues in the news. Full text included; ( + )
  • Newspaper Source:
    National and international news, radio and TV transcripts. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • US Midwest Newsstream:
    Local news from IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, and WI back to 1986. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )

Comprehensive List

Access the recommended databases for Journalism. For more, see the Journalism Subject Guide.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Access World News:
    Worldwide newspapers and news transcripts, 1978-present. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Alt-PressWatch:
    Articles in the independent, alternative, and grassroots press.  Full text included; Newspapers; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Biography Index (Steely Reference):
    Index to biographical materials in books and magazines, 1946-1984. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Biography Reference Bank:
    An extensive biography database. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1905-1982. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest Plus:
    Book reviews from periodicals. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Index (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1965-2009. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Business Source Premier:
    A comprehensive business database. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Chronicle of Higher Education:
    News about academic affairs and jobs for university professionals. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Cincinnati Enquirer:
    Full coverage of the Cincinnati Enquirer, 1999-present. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete:
    Essential for research in communication and popular culture. Full text included; ( + )
  • Courier-Journal:
    Full coverage of Louisville, KY's main newspaper, 1999-present. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • CQ Researcher:
    In-depth coverage of current political and social issues in the news. Full text included; ( + )
  • Digital Commons Network:
    Access to scholarly journal articles and research. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Books:
    A directory of open-access books. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Journals:
    Definitive index to peer-reviewed, open-access journals. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Dissertations and Theses:
    Comprehensive access to dissertations and theses worldwide. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • E-Journals:
    Citations from EBSCO ejournals (limited full-text). Citation only; ( + )
  • Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media:
    Find advertising info for print and broadcast media. Full text included; ( + )
  • Index to Journals in Communication Studies:
    Indexes journals in communication, journalism and mass media. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • New York Times, Historical Newspapers:
    Full coverage of the New York Times from its first issue in 1851. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Newsdex PLCH:
    Index to Cincinnati newspapers, including the Post and Enquirer. Citation only; Newspapers; Open access; ( + )
  • Newspaper Archive:
    Historical newspapers from 23 countries, 1607 -. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Newspaper Source:
    National and international news, radio and TV transcripts. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • US Midwest Newsstream:
    Local news from IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, and WI back to 1986. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Wall Street Journal:
    Newspaper with emphasis on business and economics. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )