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Ethics and Public Policy: Selected Resources

Why Newspapers?

Newspapers allow you to keep up with current issues and events. You can also use historical newspapers to find out how issues and events were reported during a specific time in history.

Getting the News

Today's News

The New York Times
Create a personal account for full access to NYTimes.com and The New York Times app through the Rutgers Libraries. Rutgers-restricted Access
The Wall Street Journal
Create a personal account for full access to the daily Wall Street Journal through the Rutgers Libraries. Rutgers-restricted Access
Contemporary Accounts

Access World News
Access to the full text of over 600 U.S. and over 700 international newspapers. Full-text access to the Newark Star-Ledger is available from 1989 to the present. Restricted Access
Factiva
Full text of many of the world's important newspapers, including the current New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Restricted Access

Historical Accounts

Proquest Historical Newspapers: Combined Search
Search across the six ProQuest historical newspapers that the Libraries subscribe to: the Chicago Defender (1910-1975), the New York Times (1851- three years prior to the current year), the Philadelphia Inquirer (November 7, 1860 – December 31, 2001), the Pittsburgh Gazette (August 29, 1786 – December 31, 2003), the Wall Street Journal (1889-2010), the Washington Post (1877-2005); the Camden Courier Post (1950- ) and the New Jersey Collection (1876- ). Rutgers-restricted Access.
Historical New York Times
Allows you to search and display the full image of articles published in the New York Times back to 1851. Rutgers-restricted Access.
Historical Washington Post
Search and display the full image of articles published in the Washington Post between 1877 and 2005. Rutgers-restricted Access.
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