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Enter the title of an article or an author to search across databases


News Databases

Some reputable news sources available through ProQuest Newsstream 

and other library licensed databases

News articles may be delayed up to 72 hours depending upon the news source.

More Hamline Access

Chronicle of Higher Ed. 

Premium Access to The Chronicle is available free of charge for Hamline users.Google Doc

Current Hamline students may register for 1 year of free access to the Star Tribune Google Doc 

Some reputable news websites

News websites above may require a personal sign in / login.

Recent Issues

See ProQuest News and Newspapers' Publications 

   e.g. back issues of the Pioneer Pressthe StarTribunethe Wall Street Journal

Historical Newspapers

Visit our historical newspapers from the 19th-20th centuries database source

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times 1851 - 2018

Historical Minneapolis Tribune 1867-1922

Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers. 1911-1949

Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers, 1870-2021

While Visiting the Library

Browse our print journals and literary magazines located on the 2nd floor. Literary magazines may be checked out at the Central Service Desk; all other print journals are for in-library use only.

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REFERENCE SOURCES provide reliable background information for starting your research. Find encyclopedias, thesauri, subject specific dictionaries and other overviews with an essential bibliography.


Oxford English DictionaryOED is the standard English dictionary for definitions, and provides a sophisticated thesaurus, besides usage, region and origin reference source


 CREDOCredo Reference provides full-text online versions of published reference works, including general and subject dictionaries and encyclopedias reference source


Britannica  Britannica Academic, a reliable reference resource with citations. Article writers/contributors with their scholarly affiliation(s) are noted.  reference source


Oxford ReferenceOxford has reputable dictionaries, thesauri, and encyclopedias; general and subject specific reference source


SAGE Reference    SAGE offers reference encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and ebooks reference source


Gale Literature Resource CenterGale’s Literature Resource Center offers a literary index and Encyclopedia of Literature reference source



Gale EbooksGale’s easily searchable subject-specific encyclopedias and other reference materials  reference source



Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center provides unbiased overviews and both sides of each argument for controversial topics reference source



CQ PressCQ Researcher provides reputable overviews and more in-depth articles on current topics. Provides good bibliographies of other sources reference source



Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary is authoritative with up-to-date definitions and usage notes reference source