How To Find Newspapers Using The Library

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Journalism can never be silent: That is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.
— Henry Anatole Grunwald

If you need to find a certain newspaper, the library is a great place to start! Our print newspapers are located in the Reading Room on the first floor, along with other magazines and periodicals. We also have online access to certain publications through our databases.

In the Library, newspapers are available:

  • In print:
    • The Tennessean
    • The New York Times (Sunday only)
    • USA Today
    • The Wall Street Journal

We no longer subscribe to The Jackson Sun due to delivery issues.

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You can also find newspaper articles online, via our databases. It’s best to search within our library databases, using the library website, so that you can get full access to these newspapers. Don’t just type in “The Wall Street Journal” into Google and expect to see everything- the WSJ website may not recognize that you get access to their resources through Union. That’s why you should view the WSJ articles through a database like ProQuest U.S. Major Dailies.

Online, you can see newspapers:

  • Through ProQuest U.S. Major Dailies:
    • The New York Times (including the NYT Magazine and NYT Book Review)
    • The Wall Street Journal
    • Los Angeles Times
    • Chicago Tribune
    • Washington Post


  • Through other databases, including:
    • EBSCO Newspaper Source Plus
    • GALE InfoTrac Newsstand
    • and several of the other, larger databases like Academic Search Complete; Academic OneFile; and Westlaw
    • The Tennessean is also available online under the library’s A to Z list


Popular Magazines are included in many of our larger databases like Academic Search Complete. But you may not know that we have a collection of popular magazines named, funnily enough, Popular Magazines. Titles include:

  • Bon Appetit
  • Book (from Barnes & Noble)
  • Camping Life
  • Christianity Today
  • Cross Country Skier
  • Field & Stream
  • Golf Digest
  • Guitar Player


Whether you’re looking for The New York Times or Christianity Today, chances are that we have access to it in the library. Come to the Circulation Desk if you need more help!

Top 5 Nursing Databases



Nursing students not only learn from clinicals and hospital rotations- sometimes they have to research, too. If you’re a nursing major in need of a peer-reviewed article or health journal, the library has plenty of resources that will help. Listed below are 5 of the best nursing and health databases that the library provides.


1. Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)

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This database contains 25,951,793 articles. That’s a lot! Health Reference Center Academic has a “Topic Finder” option that helps students locate new topics or keywords and discover new connections found in the top results. It’s easy to use and a great place to start looking for resources.


2. CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO)


CINAHL stands for the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and it’s one of the largest nursing databases around. This resource provides full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database. CINAHL databases claim to be “the most widely-used and respected research tools for nurses, students and allied health professionals around the globe.”




MEDLINE is a great place to look for international research in medicine. Information is indexed from approximately 3,900 journals published world-wide.


4. UpToDate


UpToDate is a clinical decision support resource and is “trusted at the point of care by clinicians worldwide.” Topics covered include anesthesiology, cardiovascular medicine, dermatology, family medicine, and more.


5. ScienceDirect

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Last but not least, ScienceDirect provides information on life sciences, health sciences, and related studies. Here you can not only search for journals, but also books and open access content.

*Click here to access our nursing-specific databases.