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Guide to the content and features of Factiva

Factiva Searches Many Sources

Factiva is a huge news article and business information database.

  • 14,000 sources from 200 countries in 26 languages
    • 3,500+ newspapers
    • 4,200+ journals and magazines
    • 700+ continuously updated newswires
    • 25 million company profiles
    • Thousands of websites, blogs, and multimedia items
  • Access via the Library's Databases listing or click on this Factiva link

Examples of sources:

  • Newspapers: South China Morning Post, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Straits Times, etc.
  • Magazines, Journals & Tade Publications: Forbes, Newsweek, etc.
  • Newswires: Reuters, Dow Jones, The Associated Press, etc.
  • TV or Radio Podcasts: BBC, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, etc.

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