FIN2FII: Finding Newspaper Articles using Factiva

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A brief overview on how to find newspaper articles on Factiva for students in the unit FIN2FII at La Trobe University.

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FIN2FII: Finding Newspaper Articles using Factiva

  1. 1. latrobe.edu.au CRICOS Provider 00115M FIN2FII: Finding Newspaper Articles using Factiva Kate Freedman August 2014
  2. 2. 2La Trobe University How to Find Hardcopy (Print) Newspapers Hardcopy Papers include:  The Age  The Australian  Australian Financial Review  The Times (London)
  3. 3. Want an electronic alternative? Look at our databases!
  4. 4. 4La Trobe University Using Factiva to Find Electronic Articles • Factiva can be found via the databases tab.
  5. 5. 5La Trobe University Searching Factiva
  6. 6. 6La Trobe University Searching Factiva • Don’t forget to use search operators such as AND, OR, NOT to help form your search. • Other operators to remember are • “ “ quote marks for phrases • * for truncation • Eg. Tax* finds tax, taxes, taxation, taxable, taxpayer BUT also taxi, taxidermy • wc>1000 to find a lengthy article. To do this you need to specify that you are searching the full article.
  7. 7. 7La Trobe University Just the headlines please…
  8. 8. 8La Trobe University Other Databases • ANZ Newstand (Proquest) • State Library of Victoria also has a electronic version of the Age and other Australian newspapers via Press Display in their ‘Access e-resources from home’ section. You need to sign up for a SLV account but it is free.
  9. 9. Thank you latrobe.edu.au CRICOS Provider 00115M For Help: Finance Libguide: http://latrobe.libguides.com/finance especially the Financial Newspapers tab!

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