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Factiva provides a huge collection of more than 9,000 news sources from around the world. Its main audience is business and finance, but there are also many general news sources from all parts of the world. 

Factiva browse menuYou can quickly browse the News Pages section to up-to-date news from around the world:


Factiva search screenIf you're looking for specific information, you should use the Search portion of Factiva:


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Also, use of this database is limited to users on the Athens campus only of Ohio University.

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Nexis Uni

Screenshot of Lexis Nexis search screenNexis Uni is a huge compilation of databases which focus on news, law, and business.

Among the news sources there is a Foreign Language News search form; see screenshot at right.




You can also browse to find specific news sources by starting at the Source Directory at the top of each page. See screenshot below.

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Screenshot of browsing for sources in Lexis Nexis