News Services Databases

Key databases for News Services  
Proquest Newsstand databases
Search a wide range of international and Australian newspapers in ANZ Newsstand, Canadian Newsstand, and Proquest Newsstand. ANZ Newsstand covers Australian and New Zealand newspapers published by Fairfax Australia and News Ltd, AAP newswires and ABC transcripts.
Key titles included: The Age (1/9/1996 - ), The Australian (2001- ), Canberra Times (21/5/2007 -), Courier Mail (Feb 2001 -), Sun Herald (1/9/1996 - ), Sunday Age (1/9/1996 - ), The Sydney Morning Herald (1/8/1996). Content list.
Use Factiva for access to ANZ titles prior to these dates. Australian content
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Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus via Ebsco
Leading Australasian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books, including The Australian Financial Review (2/5/2014 - present), and Choice. Also includes biographies, an image collection of over 500,000 photographs.
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A current affairs and company information database. It includes major newspapers, news wire services and business journals world wide.
For Australian news sources, the Fairfax publications archive includes The Sydney Morning Herald 1986+, Australian Financial Review 1987+, BRW 1989+, and the News Limited archive includes The Australian 1996+.
15 concurrent users only. Also use Proquest Newsstand databases for international & recent Australian news coverage.
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Japanese characters can be used to search Japanese language newspapers. Australian content
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Capital Monitor (1996 - present)
Provides Federal and State parliamentary, political, legislative, regulatory and judicial news and information almost as soon as it is available. Full coverage of Australian Parliaments, government departments, agencies, courts and key stakeholders in public policy. Includes news transcripts. Australian content
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CIAO : Columbia International Affairs Online(1991 - present)
Published research on international affairs and development economics from university research institutes, NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, conference proceedings, books, articles and policy briefs.
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Australian Newspapers (beta) and Papers Past (New Zealand) via Google News Archive
(Select No price) to view Google digitised or free newspapers)
The Google News Archive consists of:
1. Newspapers digitised by Google and available via Google newspaper viewer (launched Sept 2008)
2. Digitised/online newspapers from other organisations that are free of cost including Australian Newspapers beta, Papers Past (NZ), Sydney Morning Herald.
3. News from web sources. Australian content
America’s Historical Newspapers, (Early American Newspapers 1690-1876)
Search, or browse hundreds of hundreds of historical newspapers via a timeline-based interface. Includes the complete contents of every newspaper.
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A companion to Early American Imprints
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AHNRC TV Health News Database (2005 - present)
Produced by the Australian Health News Research Collaboration, this database includes all health and medical news, current affairs and infotainment items broadcast on the 5 free-to-air Sydney TV channels. More information
Access arranged by request to the AHNRC. Australian content
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AUSCHRON : A Chronology of Australian Historic and Current Events via Informit Online (1992 - present)
Offers a listing of significant events in Australian history with emphasis on current happenings. Useful for quickly pinpointing when an event occurred. Australian content
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Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle is published every weekday in the U.S. and features news and information for university faculty members and administrators.
The Arts & Letters Daily is an index of articles on culture and ideas drawn from international newspapers.
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Eighteenth Century Journals Portal I-V via Adam Matthews
Consists of newspapers and periodicals published between 1680 - 1820, drawn from major Library collections.
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Financial Times Historical Archive 1888 - 2007
Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2007, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.

Cross-search the Financial Times Historical Archive and The Times Digital Archive with NewsVault
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Kikuzo II Visual
Includes the following Japanese newspapers and magazines:
Asahi Shimbun, Shukan Asahi & Aera (1985 – present)
Asahi Shimbun reduced-size facsimile edition (1945 – 1989)
The Library subscribes to a TWO USER licence, please remember to LOG OUT when finished to enable other users to use.
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Mediascan via Informit Online (1991 - June 2009)
Indexes articles from Australia's major daily newspapers.Good for locating cartoons on specific topics. Useful for locating material not available in Factiva, such as cartoons. Australian content
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Cross-searches the Financial Times Historical Archive (1888 - 2007) and The Times Digital Archive (1785 - 1985) Every item ever printed in the paper, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
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Proquest Historical Newspapers
Contains full text and full image articles from major international newspapers.
Chicago Tribune (April 23 1849 - Dec 31 1986)
The New York Times (Sept 18 1851 - Dec 31 2006)
The Wall Street Journal (July 8 1889 - Dec 30 1992)
The Washington Post (1877-1999)
South China Morning Post (1903-1996)
Chinese Newspapers Historical Collection (1832- 1953) (24 chinese newspapers, published in English or Chinese / English / Russian.)
The Times of India (1903-1996)
The Guardian and The Observer (1791-2003)
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Palmer Fulltext 1800-1870 & Palmers Index to The Times 1790 - 1905
Fulltext searchable archive the The Times. Cross-searchable with the Official Index to The Times, 1906-1980, and the Historical Index to The New York Times 1863-1905, and 1913 - September 1922.
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The Times Digital Archive via Gale, (1785 - 1985)
A full-image online archive of every page published by The London Times.

Cross-search the Financial Times Historical Archive and The Times Digital Archive with NewsVault
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Trove Digitised Newspapers
Searchable, full-text Australian newspapers digitised by the National Library of Australia, including The Sydney Morning Herald 1842-1954 and many more. Australian content
TVNews Archive via Informit Online (September 2007 - 2012
TVNews indexes Australian television news, current affairs programs, and selected documentaries from the free-to-air networks and links to the video files.
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Provided access is restricted to University of Sydney staff and students, the material is used for educational purposes and the Copyright Part VA Warning Notice is displayed, possible uses of TVNews items include:
  • lecturers downloading a news items to a workstation and showing this in a class or tutorial
  • lecturers loading a number of news stories into a Learning Management System such as Blackboard or WebCT and making these available online to students
  • students viewing the items online or saving a copy on their workstation for later viewing
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