News Databases

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News Databases

ProQuest U.S. Newsstream U.S. news content as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s from national and regional news sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, Chicago Tribune and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Academic Databases

These databases contain both news sources and higher level academic journals

You can narrow your search to find news sources by selecting "Magazine" or "Periodical" in the Publication Type menu on the home screen.

Some articles are only available as abstracts. Check the Full Text box under Limit Your Results to only return results that give you access to the full article.

Applied Science & Technology Source (EBSCO) Offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines — from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.

GreenFILE (EBSCO) This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

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Keith Cich
Ruth A. Myers Library



Campus News Subscriptions

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New York Times

All current students, staff and faculty can register for a free digital campus subscription to the New York Times.

Create your free NYT campus subscription:
***If you have previously created a personal account, we recommend logging out of your account on the NYT webpage or clearing your browser's cache/cookies before activating your campus subscription. 

Screenshot of the New York Times login page.
  1. Go to the NYT registration page: (if creating your account off campus, you will be prompted to sign in through the ezproxy using your Star ID and password).
  2. Click the blue Create Your Account button, enter your campus email address, then click Continue
  3. Enter a password of your choice, then click Create My Account.
  4. You should get a confirmation page with a blue Go to NY Times button. Click the button to access the NYT site. (If the button does not reroute you to the full site, go to and click the login link on the upper right hand side of the page.
You should now have full access to the NYT page and access to download the NYT mobile app.

Wall Street Journal

All current students, staff and faculty can register for a free digital campus subscription to the Wall Street Journal.

Create your free WSJ campus subscription:
  1. Go to the WSJ registration page:
  2. Choose your account type from the drop-down menu (Student, Staff, or Professor)
  3. Enter your first and last name and your FDLTCC email address (
  4. For students, enter your graduation date
  5. Create a password of your choice
  6. Check the box: "I agree to the Privacy Policy, Subscriber Agreement, Cookie Policy"
  7. Click the blue CREATE button

After you register, immediately login to the Wall Street Journal at to verify your email address (it may take a few minutes to receive the verification email).

Once you verify your email address you will have full access to the website and you can download the WSJ mobile app.

Student accounts remain active until graduation.

Faculty and staff will need to validate their subscriptions once per year.

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Keith Cich
Ruth A. Myers Library



Physical Periodical Subscriptions

The following physical journals, magazines and newspapers are available in the library.

  • Anishinaabe Today
  • Bois Forte News
  • Duluth News Tribune
  • The Circle
  • Indian life
  • Mazina'igan
  • Pine Knot
  • Pine Journal
  • Star Tribune

Popular Magazines
  • Discover
  • Minnesota Conversation Volunteer
  • National Geographic
  • National Wildlife
  • Natural History
  • Science
  • Scientific American

Scholarly Journals
  • Boundary Water Journal
  • Orion

Online Sources

Daily News Aggregators

ScienceNews: Founded in 1921 as an independent, nonprofit source of accurate information on the latest news of science, medicine and technology. Published by the Society for Science, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education.

ScienceDailyFeatures breaking news about the latest discoveries in science, health, the environment, technology, and more -- from leading universities, scientific journals, and research organizations.

EurekAlert!: A nonprofit news-release distribution platform operated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as a resource for journalists and the public. EurekAlert! hosts news releases produced by universities, journal publishers, medical centers, government agencies, corporations, and other organizations engaged in all disciplines of scientific research.

RealClearScience: D
aily-curated aggregator of news articles including opinion pieces, videos, polls and original content.

Popular Science Sources

These popular periodals publish articles written for the general public, summarizing current scholarly research in the sciences. 

BBC News - Science 

The Conversation - Environment

The Conversation - Science & Technology

Discover Magazine

Natural History Magazine

National Geographic

New Scientist

NPR Science - News

Popular Mechanics

Popular Science

Citation Generators

When using a website, these citation generators can help you create MLA and APA citations for online articles:

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Keith Cich
Ruth A. Myers Library