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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Friday, March 6th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.

Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am and will close at 8 pm on Friday, March 6th. Normal hours to resume on Saturday, March 7th.

Confirmed Closed March 6th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.

Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 6th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed.
Presentation U in the Hub is closed.


Resource Name &
Link to Resource:
Access World News (NewsBank) [newspapers]

Full-text of over 600 U.S. newspapers, including the Lexington Herald-Leader (1983 - present) and other Kentucky newspapers. Access World News also covers over 1,300 foreign English-language news resources, including the following newspapers:

  • The Times (London)
  • China Daily
  • Times of India
  • The Nation from Kenya

Spanish-language editions of the newspapers are also included, such as the Miami Herald's El nuevo herald. Access World News also includes newswires and news magazines, with a total of nearly 2,400 titles. Newspapers include all articles except records lists (e.g., births, police reports) and PAID obituaries.

Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s),  Newspaper,  Video 
Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:NewsBank
Research Guides: International Resources, Journalism, Newspapers, Political Science
Update Frequency:daily
Special usage notes:

Search shortcut:
Major Newspapers groups the following newspapers for single-search access: New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, The Times (London), The Guardian (London), Investor's Business Daily, and The Economist.

Additional Kentucky newspaper: the Bowling Green Daily News. Available from the Kentucky Titles search shortcut.