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Current Events Resources

Global Current Events in PHS Library Databases

www.pburgsd.net/phs > hover on “Resources” > click on Library Media Center > Databases and Ebooks

 

 

Database

 

Steps

Grolier Online

 

 

 

 

News Now (middle of page) > World Newspapers > select a country > Go.

You can read articles from local papers from that country in the center of the page.  You can click on the “Translate” button at the top right in a Google Toolbar if the publication is not in English, or choose an English language newspaper. 

You also have the option of clicking on “Major US Sources” on the left for today’s newspaper.

 

Sirs

 

 

 

 

Sirs Issues Researcher (Sirs Knowledge Source) >
1.  In menu on right, click on “Today's News/Current Events” to see today’s news articles down the center of the page. Also, after you click on “News,” you can type your country of interest in the search box to find news articles for that country. 
2.  In the menu on the right (on the Sirs Issues Researcher home page), you can also click on "World Conflicts" for today's most debated conflicts.

 

Facts on File

World Geography and Culture Online > Select a country at top left > click on “Country News” in the menu on left.

 

EBSCOhost

Select EBSCOhost Web > Check boxes for Newspaper Source Plus, Newswires and Web News > Continue >Type your country of interest in the search box > also click “Full Text” > Search.

On top of your list of results, use the drop down arrow next to the word “Relevance” to change it to “Date Newest” to get the newest articles at the top of your results list.  You can start reading the articles and/or use the limiters on the left to further reduce your results list.