Virtual Information Desk




Google News Directory - Google's extensive list of national and international news publications.

Yahoo - Newspapers - - A list of newspaper web sites.

Online Newspapers – Editor & Publisher’s Directory - -Includes newspapers that are on the Web as well as those available through proprietary online services. Listed by country/state. Can search by publication name, location or attribute, with links to their sites.

Capital District Business Review - You'll find some of this week's top stories from The Business Review, along with other popular features including a Street Talk column, Daybook, a weekly Business Calendar of seminars and events, the Strategies section, and more. You may search through material from all 35 business newspapers owned by American City Business Journals and the past 2 years of the print version of the Capital District Business Review.

Capital Post - - News source for Capital Region issues, with some local organization links.

Daily Gazette - - Schenectady newspaper touts itself as "The Independent Voice of the Capital Region."

Electric Times Union - on-line version of the Times Union newspaper including weather, sports, and the classified. Allow the user to search through back issues for articles and classifieds.

The Evangelist - - Official weekly newspaper of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, NY.

The Independent - - Twice-weekly newspaper serving the Hudson-Berkshire corridor.

Metroland - The online version of the Capital Region's weekly alternative newspaper. Includes local news and entertainment information.

New York Times on the Web - -Most of current day’s Times (for example, Sunday magazine is not on the Web) plus some archived articles. Includes some Web-only features. Free registration for now.
The Record - - Troy-based daily newspaper in online edition.

The Saratogian - Daily newspaper based in Saratoga Springs.

Tech Valley Times - - The region's technology industries with news, features, opinions, and classifieds.


WAMC FM 90.3 - "Northeast Public Radio". Public Radio Station

WBKK FM 97.7 - Classical Station.

WCDB FM 90.9 - Radio Station Based at SUNY Albany.

WEQX 102.7 - - FM Alternative rock.

WFLY FM 92, 92.3 FM - Contemporary hit radio, Top 40.

WGNA FM 107.7 - Country Station.

WGY 810 AM - -News/talk radio.

WHRL FM 103.1 - Albany's Alternative Rock station.

WKKF FM 102.3 - Albany based Top 40 Station.

WKLI FM 100.9 - Nostalgic/Soft Adult Contemporary

WMHT 89.1 FM - -Public radio station featuring classical music.

WPYX FM 106.5 - Classic Rock station.

WQBK/WQBJ 103.5/103.9 FM - - Alternative rock.

WROW AM 590 - Albany based news/talk station.

WRUC 89.7 FM - Union College radio station.

WRVE 99.5 FM - Contemporary adult-oriented rock.

WSPN 91.1 FM - - Skidmore College free-format radio.

WYJB FM 95.5 - Adult Contemporary Station.

WRPI - FM 91.5 - - in Troy is the flagship station for RPI (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

WTRY 98.3 FM - - Oldies.


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Fox News -

WTEN TV (TV Channel 10) -

WNYT TV (TV Channel 13)

WRGB Home Page (TV channel 6) -


EBSCO - MasterFILE Premier has the full text and indexes for 2,000 magazines, newspapers, and other databases. Look up current topics or use it for in-depth research. Gain access to information on a broad range of topics including general interest, business, health and multi-cultural subject areas. The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Hoover's Company Profiles and Company Capsules are also available here. Use of the database requires a valid library card.

Google's Magazine Directory - - a comprehensive listing.


Discovery Online - Includes information in article format in the categories of Technology, History, Nature, Science and Exploration. Allows you to search through previous web site information and find out what’s on TV ( Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel and the Animal Planet)

Electronic Journals: The World-Wide Web Virtual Library - A list of Academic and Reviewed Journals, Email Newsletters, Magazines, Newspapers and other resources that can be found on-line.

Find Articles - This database of "hundreds of thousands of articles from more than 300 magazines and journals, dating back to 1998" can be searched by all magazines, magazines within categories, or specific magazine.

History Channel - - Includes : This day in history, great speeches, TV listings, a history fact of the day, a history hotlist, and information on special exhibits. Also includes information for teachers and students. - - This site claims to be the world's most comprehensive online news aggregation service. They cover more than 1,500 editorial sources, and provide 'webfeeds' of headline links in more than 200 categories.

National Geographic Online - - Highlights stories from the current issue of National geographic- does not include full-text of the articles. Also includes National geographic Travelers magazine and World for Kids.

Publist: The Internet Directory of Publications - Publist claims to be "the only Internet-based reference for over 150,000 domestic and international print and electronic publications including magazines, journals, e-journals, newsletters, and monographs."

Travel Channel Online - -Includes travel facts, a photo gallery, travel bulletin board, and information about the TV Travel channels.

Last updated: 12/23/03