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. 


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.