|THEN TRY THESE: (Be sure to evaluate
each Web site before using the information in your project.)
Mini-Guide: Washington, D.C. - from the makers of the famous travel
guides, a quick guide to city attractions; be sure to look at the Web
Guide: Washington, D.C. - includes links to Useful Web Sites, and various
maps of the area
Society of Washington, D.C. - see especially the section on different
Community Web Pages - links to community organizations, museums and
cultural institutions, neighborhoods, etc. collected by the District of
Columbia Public Library
District of Columbia - the city's official Web site, includes information
about the mayor's office, city departments such as the police department,
city services, and visitor information
Washington news is available from a variety
of sources. Here are some options:
||Washington's main daily newspaper. These
are the commercial sites, and contains current news, links to local attractions,
etc. To search earlier issues of these newspapers, see Academic Universe
||Articles dating back approximately 20
years from the Washington Post. To find articles, go to News, then
News, then select the Guided Search search tab. Enter search
words and dates, then enter "Washington Post" under Search this publication
The articles below are available in the
library's databases. If you are trying to access these articles from off
campus, please go to the list, Journals
and Magazines Available Online, after providing your Elmhurst College
login and password. Choose the appropriate journal title and search for
the articles listed below by typing in the article title in the search
The following articles have been scanned and/or
saved electronically for your use - you will need to provide your Elmhurst
College login and password to access them.
Danitz, Tiffany. 1998. "Keeping
Kids Out of Gangs." Insight on the News, July 6-13, pp. 14-15.
Dettmer, Jamie. 1998. "Capital
Shame." Insight on the News, July 6-13, pp. 8-11.
Georges, Christopher. 1992. "Old
Money." Washington Monthly, June, pp. 16-21.
Maier, Timothy W. 1998. "Street
Gangs Move to 'Burbs." Insight on the News, July 6-13, pp. 12-13.
Russell, Keith and Jennifer G. Hickey. 1998.
Control of a Basket Case." Insight on the News, July 6-13, pp.
Rust, Michael. 1998. "New
Day May Dawn at City Hall." Insight on the News, July 6-13,
Berlau, John. 1997. "Lawmakers
are Trying to Save a Capital City." Insight on the News, April
28, pp. 14-15.
Blomquist, Brian. 1996. "Critics
Claim Capital Idea Isn't Grounded in Reality." Insight on the News,
May 6, p.40.
Crabtree, Susan. 1997. "The
Power of the People Sustains a City in Crisis." Insight on the News,
April 28, pp. 12-13.
Judge, Mark Gauvreau. 1997. "A
Glimmer of Hope in the Shadow of the Capitol." Insight on the News,
April 28, pp. 8-11.
Price, Joyce. 1996. "Boomers
Set Twilight Trends." Insight on the News, Jan. 15, p. 40.
Sileo, Chi Chi. 1994. "Federal
City Guns Toward a Crossroad." Insight on the News, March 24,