Current Issues

  • America’s News

    Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.

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  • America’s News Magazines

    Find information on topics of current interest including business, education, the environment, history, homeschooling, science and technology. Features Newsweek/Newsweek Global, Popular Science, Field and Stream, Mother Earth News, Science Illustrated, Smithsonian and more for homework help and current events.

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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: Social Science Collection

    A collection of recent e-books on topical social issues.

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  • Hartford Courant, 1992-present

    Searchable full text and images from every available issue between 1992 and the present.

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  • NewsBank’s Special Reports

    NewsBank’s Special Reports focus on topics of current interest. They include content from sources throughout the world to provide a global perspective, current and background information, statistics, maps, images, websites, and suggested search terms. New information is added daily to featured and current reports.

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  • Press Reader

    Access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they are available on newsstand shelves. Avon cardholders, click SIGN IN and then choose LIBRARY OR GROUP.  Select Avon Free Public Library from the list and enter your library card number.  Trial Database (available until September 9)

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