Research Tools by Subject: News

Due to license restrictions, this research tool is available only to patrons when visiting a CALS location. 

CALS provides access to digital copies of the Arkansas Gazette (starting in 1819) and the Arkansas Democrat (starting in 1878) to 1923 on

Tags: Historical Newspapers, Newspaper Archive, Baxter Bulletin, Fort Smith Times, Pine Bluff Daily Graphic, Local Newspapers

U.S. Newsstream

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This research tool provided via Traveler Access.

Provides the most recent premium U.S. news content, including archives as far back as the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.

Tags: News, Newspapers, Current Events, Current Affairs, Newswires

Wall Street Journal


The Wall Street Journal delivers breaking business news, investment insight, and original market analysis that people rely on to make smarter professional and personal financial decisions.

Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere! Simply click the link below and login with your library card number and PIN. You will then be prompted to create an account, and you can start using immediately. Your access will be available for the next 3 days. After 3 days, simply come back and click the below link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.

NOTE: You are are not permitted to share the sign-on credentials with any other person. Any violation of this clause will result in Dow Jones terminating access for the Central Arkansas Library  System.