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News Resources and Links
PREMIUM RESOURCES: Databases brought to you by Mobile Public Library, Alabama Public Library Service and the Alabama Virtual Library.
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Mobile Register on Newsbank - Full text articles from the Mobile Register, 1993 to the present. News obituaries included. Paid funeral notices not included.
NEW - The Historical Archives - images of newspapers 1970-1992 along with 1858-9, 1860, 1862-3, 1868-1870. Find Microfilm of these issues at Local History.
Newsbank Access World News - Comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Sources include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos.
Includes these quick search interfaces:
Newsbank Alabama News Search
Newsbank US News Search
Newsbank World News Search
Local News Media
Mobile Register at Alabama Live: The Birmingham News
The Huntsville Times
The Montgomery Independent
The Mobile Beacon & Alabama Citizen. Ben May Main Library has the current issue. Back issues for the current month are retained at Local History and Geneaology, which also has selected issues on microfilm.
WALA Fox 10 News
WKRG News 5
WPMI Local 15 News
Alabama Public TV
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
Biloxi/Gulfport Sun Herald
The Chicago Tribune Online
The Los Angeles Times
The Commercial Appeal Memphis, TN.
The Times-Picayune - New Orleans. Ben May Main Library subscribes to the Sunday paper, keeping the last 4 issues.
New York Times on the Web - Search back issues online for free but pay to view articles. Back issues are available on microfilm at the Ben May Main Library.
USA Today - Search their archives for free and pay to view articles. Back issues are available on microfiche at the Ben May Main Library
Wall Street Journal - Search their archives for free and pay to view articles. Back issues are available on microfiche at the Ben May Main Library
The Washington Post Online
Links to Other News Sites, Magazines and Newspapers Around
The Huffington Post
American Journalism Review - Directory of U.S. and world newspapers.
DailySource.org - Global social justice news.
The Drudge Report
National Public Radio
Mondotimes - Newspapers worldwide.
Newsweek Online At The DailyBeast
ThePaperboy.com - Links to newspapers around the world.
World-newspapers.com - Covers world newspapers and magazines online and news sites in English.