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News & Current Events: Home

A guide for finding news and current events using the library's resources.


Looking for information on current events and news?  You've come to the right place!  Explore these pages to find newspaper & magazine articles, books, encyclopedia entries, films, and databases available through the library's website.  You can also find web pages that contain statistical information, as well as websites to use to stay informed of recent news.  

What's in This Guide?

In this library guide for current events research, you will find:

Database Articles

  • Use journal databases to find magazine & journal articles about current events

Books & Films

  • Use the library catalog to find books, videos, and more in the library
  • Search the catalog to find books to borrow from other libraries
  • Ebooks to read online or download
  • Streaming films & documentaries


  • Online academic encyclopedias to find background information and overviews of current events

News Sources

  • Databases to find regional, national, and international news
  • RSS feeds for top news of the day

Critical Thinking

  • Tools to use to think critically about information

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Jodi Hilleshiem
Todd Wehr Memorial Library
MC 114
La Crosse, WI 54601