Politics and World News

Have questions about politics and world events? NEW: See Articles & Video Databases tab for new Paratext database (during COVID-19)

Searching for Articles

To find magazine, journal and newspaper articles, use the Start Your Research Here box on the library's home page, limiting it to Articles. 

  • The search box on the home page shallowly searches about 100 of our 120 databases, linking to 80,000+ periodicals. 
    • Limit the search to peer-reviewed (scholarly) articles if wanted. 
  • Tutorial videos are below. 

New Database

United States Documents Masterfile database enables a single search for nearly 250 years of U.S. federal government information, from 1774 to 2020. Use Advanced Search option for best results. 

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Current Events and Controversial Issues

Films on Demand

This subscription database offers almost 40,000 streaming documentary videos.

  • Log in with your SUNY Adirondack username and password if prompted if searching from off-campus.
  • Videos offer MLA/APA citations, captions and transcripts.