Located in Clemons Library near the reference desk is a collection of files containing mostly historical newspaper clippings related to UVA and Charlottesville. Primary dates of coverage are 1940 through 1990. Ask about it at the main desk in Clemons. Find topics of interest using this Local History File Subject Index for Charlottesville and Albemarle County and the UVA History File Index for UVA-related newspaper clipping files.
Below is a list of databases covering various disciplines of scholarship that could relate to UVA. Don't see what you're looking for? Contact Sherri or another librarian to discuss your research.
Multidisciplinary (good for searching a wide range of topics)
See an A-Z list of all databases
These sites provide news and analysis on the state of higher education in the United States today:
Inside Higher Ed - Search for news about all areas of higher education. The Student Voice tab will provide you with students' perspectives, but all articles focus on topics relevant to those working in (or attending) higher educational institutions.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription site of higher education journalism, so use the link to the left or the Reload @ UVA button (see tab on left for more information) to access content on the site as a UVA student.
The Hechinger Report - Higher Education - In-depth journalism on innovation in inequality in education.
Pew Research Center - This "fact tank" looks at issues and trends affecting the U.S. public. Not higher education-specific, but good for research on general attitudes and trends.
Brookings Institute - Brown Center Chalkboard - The Brookings Institute is a public policy organization that conducts research for solving societal problems. The Brown Center Chalkboard is a blog on the site that focuses on American education.