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BUS 101 - Intro to Business: Jane Lange: Current Events


Note: You will need to use your Single Sign-On user name and password to access some library resources.

Where Do I Find Articles?

The best place to find articles is to search the Library's databases. They contain magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, video files, audio files, and podcasts.  Search any of the Databases for Business & Economics.

For articles from business and trade publications as well as selected newspapers, search Gale Business Collection.

Gale Business Collection link


*Conducting a database search is different than conducting a search with a web search engine.  The Database Searching guide provides some helpful tips for searching databases and evaluating sources.


*You will need to use your Single Sign-On user name and password to access the Library's databases.

General Reference Center Gold

For more in depth coverage, consider magazines.  You can search for a particular topic or browse the General Reference Center GOLD database.

To browse a recent issue, enter a magazine or newspaper title into the General Reference Gold database search box.  On the results page look for "Do you want to read (title you entered)" just above the list of results.  To see only articles from that source, click on the "Do you want to read (title you entered)" link.  You can then choose to sort by newest (toward top of page) or limit your results by publication date (column on the right).

A few of the magazines and newspapers included in the General Reference Gold database:

  • The Atlantic
  • Newsweek
  • The Economist
  • Inc.
  • Mother Jones
  • National Geographic
  • National Review
  • Newsweek
  • The New York Times
  • The New Yorker
  • USA Today
  • The Washington Post
  • Wired



Databases for Newspapers

The library's Newspapers databases allow you to read newspaper articles from around the state, nation, and world.  Unlike the open web, full text articles can be found without subscribing or paying additional fees.  Search for articles about a certain topic, or view the articles from a particular publication such as

*These and many other papers are available with your single sign-on access to the library's databases.


The web sites of these publications provide current news and editorials about the latest business trends. 

Back issues of these periodicals are available for check out in the Kirtland Library.

News from around the web

(See the link in the New York Times database box on this page.)

Popular Papers

Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is available to Kirtland students through the ProQuest database. Your single sign-on will allow you to access it.

  • Click on the ProQuest link above.
  • Click on the word "Publications" above the search bar.
  • Click on the W in the alphabet and then choose Wall Street Journal, Eastern edition.
  • From the resulting page you can find articles in a several different ways:
    • To
      • see the most recent edition, click on the date of the latest available issue. 
      • view a particular issue, scroll to the bottom and choose the year, then month, then date.
        • from this point you can search within an issue by using the search bar at the bottom of the page.  Searching for a section heading, such as "Business News" (use the quotation marks) will find articles from that section of the paper.
      • find articles about a particular topic from any of the available issues, enter a search term in the search box that is in the middle of the page below "Search within this publication".  
      • search for particular terms within a time frame, click on Advanced Search.