Current Events and News

ABI/Inform Complete
Business research of journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations and working papers.​
​9,000+ encyclopedia articles and research updates, plus videos, animations, charts, images and biographies of scientists.​
Chronicling America
​Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the US Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.​
CQ Researcher
Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology and the US economy.
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete​
Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as practical life skills, school and studying, career development, arts and leisure.
Films on Demand
Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, science and mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.​
Gale Encyclopedia of American Law
Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.​
Hoover's Company Records
​Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.​
Independent Tribune
Full-text, searchable, local news content from the Independent Tribune, 2008-present, via NewsBank. Also includes Special Reports about topics currently in the news.
Proquest Central
General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.​
Proquest Military
Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more.
Proquest Newsstand
​News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.​
Proquest Nursing and Allied Health
Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine.​
Proquest Science Journals
​Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food and more.​
RBdigital Magazines
The world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. Through the library’s website, patrons of the Cabarrus County Public Library have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside the library. Unique technology digitally recreates a magazine, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements, such as audio and video.​ Awarded Best New Database of 2012.
Science in Context
Reference content plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments and more. Covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science, history and biography.
SIRS Knowledge Source Package
​Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.​
Statistical Abstract of the US
An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the US.
Wall Street Journal
Full articles, 1981-current.​