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Factiva, a Dow Jones product, provides global content, including the Globe & Mail, Dow Jones newswires and The Wall Street Journal. Factiva offers a single point of access with multiple language interfaces and multilingual content covering nearly 9,000 sources, allowing users to conduct in-depth research on news, companies, industries, and regional affairs.

Content is available in audio format and can be translated automatically into other languages.

Help

Online in-depth Factiva users' guide. PDF.

Factiva includes Live Chat support which is accessible on the upper right hand side of the main search page if you click on the purple “Live Help” button. Available 24/7.

Note: Some newspapers are listed as being available in Factiva, but due to access restrictions for academic libraries, are not available at UBC Library. These include

  • Baltimore Sun
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Los Angeles Times

To creat a PURL (permanent URL) to an article: You need to use this long URL as a template. Replace [Document Number] with the actual document number. No spaces on the URL string!:

http://ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/login?url=http://global.factiva.com/en/du/article.asp?NAPC=S&AccessionNo=[Document Number]&xsid=S003Wvf3cJ95DEs5DEnMTEqMTapODVyMHmnRsIuMcNG1pRRQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQUFBQQAA&cookie=on

Need additional help using this resource? Contact this resource's subject librarian.

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Subjects

Journalism; General; Commerce

Date Coverage

1970s to current

Formats

Newspapers