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Evidence Based Social Intervention: News Sources

Proquest Databases

ProQuest Databases

Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)

Health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.

Social Services Abstracts

Social work, human services, including social welfare, social policy & community development.

Sociological Abstracts

Sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences

Ethnic NewsWatch


Education Database

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Newspaper Archives

General News Sources

NEXIS UK (also known as LexisNexis)
Contains the text of news stories from over 20,000 sources including news wires, newspapers, magazines, and websites.


Provides essential news and information together with the content delivery tools and services. Its collection of authoritative sources includes thousands of current newspapers.

Ethnic NewsWatch

Included are journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. The current collection, Ethnic NewsWatch™, covers 1990-present, and the historical collection, Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™, spans 1959-1989.

Current subscriptions

Available as an online edition Financial Times and via various archives.
Available via ABI/INFORM Global (1992 onwards), or Gale Cengage Economist Historical Archive (1843-2014).
Available via ABI/INFORM Global (from 1984), or Factiva database (1991 onwards).