Newspapers & Local News

America’s News provides current and recent news sources in a database searchable by topic, newspaper, location, and more. Accessible with your UCPL card.

EBSCO Host offers access to a searchable database featuring a wide range of magazines, journals, and digital reference sources. Accessible with your UCPL card.

Created by the State Historical Society, the Missouri Digital Newspaper Project offers free access to a growing collection of historical newspapers from across Missouri and dating back to the mid-1800s.

The St. Louis American offers local news and culture articles, with a focus on the Black community.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is the St. Louis area’s largest daily newspaper, providing local, state, and national news and culture articles.

St. Louis Public Radio provides local news and culture articles, as well as live and recorded segments, on its website.


Evaluate News

Use the resources below to help evaluate information you find online, or ask a reference librarian for help. We evaluate every source we use when assisting library users, and we’re happy to share our expertise so you can evaluate sources on your own.

FactCheck.org – This website is run by the nonprofit Annenberg Public Policy Center, and focuses on fact-checking political news.

Politifact – This Pulitzer Prize-winning independent website focuses on fact-checking American politics.

Snopes.com – This fact-checking website covers a wide variety of topics, including current news, politics, and urban legends.