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REL 363: Islam and the Media (Dr. Courtney Dorroll) *

Newspaper Sources

To locate a specific newspaper in our library, choose the Database and Journal Finder tab and search for the name of the newspaper in the journal field.

The library homepage is pictured, and the Database and Journal Finder tab is highlighted. The title "Jordan Times" is typed into the journal field.


On the search results page, choose a database link that has the journal's current issues. Here you see that four databases provide issues of the Jordan Times, but only Access World News and LexisNexis have current coverage.


Creating a News Alert in Access World News

To create an alert when your keyword appears in a news article, first perform a search in your newspaper of choice in Access World News.

A search for "Ramadan" in the Muscat Daily newspaper is shown.


From the search results page, click on the Create Alert link.

The search result page is pictured, with the "Create Alert" link highlighted above the search results.


Enter your email and select how frequently you'd like to receive emails with new articles.

The Create Alert pop up box is pictured, with the email address field filled in and the frequency drop down set to Once a Day.