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Business Studies: Newspaper and Media Databases

Newspaper and Media Databases

The Library subscribes to a number of newspaper and video databases which can be helpful for finding recent information and industry news. These databases are listed below, or you can also use Primo Search to search across a number of databases at once.

Many media outlets will have extensive websites often including online versions of their publications. Articles can be found by searching  in the publication website or using Google Search.

Please note, some online newspapers require subscription access to view their full publications. If you find an article that requires you to purchase the full text try searching for it in one of the Library databases.

Locating Newspaper Articles

Whilst you will be able to find some news articles in Primo Search, the best place to find news articles is in the Library's News & Current Affairs Databases. Watch the short recording below which demonstrates two of our library databases: ANZ Newsstream and Factiva.

Australian Financial Review

Looking for newspaper articles from Australian Financial Review (AFR)? You can find AFR articles in Primo Search, Proquest Business Databases and Factiva.

To search AFR within Factiva:

  1. Enter the desired search terms into the Search box
  2. Select Source
  3. Search for then choose, The Australian Financial Review

For more help with Factiva see the following guide

Australian Newspapers

The best source for Australian news articles is the ANZ Newsstream database. 

This journal database allows you search multiple Australian newspapers at the same time.

To get the best search results:

  • Before you start searching, change the 'Location' limiter at the bottom of the screen to your chosen local area.  This will limit your search results to your chosen region only;
  • On the search results screen, use the 'Publication Date' limiter on the left-hand side of the screen to limit your results to the last three months.

Media Databases

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