Lexis Nexis Academic is an essential source for news information. Newspapers from around the world are indexed giving the user an accurate view of news as it is (or was) reported from the relevant geographic region. It includes legal, news, and business information from 13,500 news and business sources, and 4,800 legal sources.
When we look for information about events, we need to think in terms of when the event happened. The river of information flows out from an event in predictable ways and influences how we retrieve information about it. It actually has a name, "The Flow of Information." Use this guide to learn how information about events wind up in sources as diverse as twitter feeds and scholarly journals.