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Criminal Justice: Newspapers

Subject guide for Criminal Justice

Searching Newspapers

Search tips for newspaper databases:
1. Search Abstract, not headline
2. To search a single newspaper,
    enter newspaper name in search line
3. Use common language, not scholarly
4. It is possible to narrow your search by:
    Document type (such as interview)



Newspaper Databases


Wall Street Journal - WSJ.Com

Provides access to the Wall Street Journal e-newspaper from 1997-today.
All current CSUF students, faculty and staff have online access to the Wall Street Journal. You must first set up a Wall Street Journal online account.
Step 1: Click on the link to the database or go to

Step 2: The first time you sign on you will be taken to a separate Wall Street Journal (WSJ) activation page.
a. Account Type—select your status: Student, Staff, or Professor
a1: Students will then be prompted to enter their graduation month and year
b. Enter your email address - It needs to be your school email address, not any other email account.
c. Password—You have to enter a password for the Wall Street Journal account you are setting up.
d. Create an account then you will receive two emails: 1st one will be a confirmation/welcome email the 2nd email will prompt you to verify your email. You will NOT gain access until you verify your email