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Useful products from NewsBank

NewsBank, a database permitting to search newspapers across the country, is offering two products of use to students and instructors. Look for them in the left-hand side menu in the NewsBank interface.

  • Hot Topics: updated each month, Hot Topics suggests search terms for extremely current news topics. Examples for January includes Iran and nuclear facilies, Jimmy Carter’s most recent book, education vouchers and Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
  • Special Reports: those reports focus on topics of current interest. They include content from sources throughout the world to provide a global perspective, current and background information, statistics, maps, images, websites, and suggested search terms.

Note: if you search for NewsBank in MetaLib, the system will bring up all the newspapers USF subscribe through NewsBank. Click on one of the titles to access the interface and the NewsBank menu.

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