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Recommended databases



Licensing information: Please read what you can and can't do with each resource in the A-Z Databases under 'License Information'. Queries can be sent to the Publisher Licensing Consultant.


Online newspapers & magazines

NewsBank newspapers
Provides access to over 100 international and Australian newspapers. Less comprehensive than Factiva, but easier to search.

Factiva (recommended browser Internet Explorer)
Provides access to more than 8,000 Australian and international newspapers, news sources and newspaper pictures/photos.

Informit TV News
Informit's Media TVNews indexes Australian television news, current affairs and selected documentaries from the free-to-air networks with links to the digitised video content in a compressed format. All individual stories from a particular broadcast are indexed with a detailed synopsis. TVNews is updated daily.

Note : It is essential to close all previous Informit sessions and use Internet Explorer to access this database. Your Deakin username and password will be required. 

Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 28 U.S. and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 260 U.S. newspapers. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.