Newsbank Access Australia & Access Global

Vendor Database Consortia

NewsBank, inc. is one of the world’s premier news information providers. Through partnerships with leading publishers worldwide, NewsBank collates current and archival news information into online databases, providing full-text searchable access to content from over 11,000 news sources, such as newspapers, online news sites, newswires, blogs, videos, audio recordings, broadcast transcripts, and other media. With an intuitive user interface and powerful full-text search technology, NewsBank databases offer patrons the ability to explore and cross-search millions of current and archival news articles, in order to easily pinpoint information from local, state, national, regional and international news sources.

Newsbank Access Australia

Comprehensive newspaper coverage of all states and territories

Quick Facts

  • The largest collection of Australian news sources
  • Featuring more than 500 sources from six states and two territories
  • Includes small community and regional publications as well as news sources published nationwide

Overview

Access Australia is a unique, web-based resource that provides libraries with comprehensive news coverage from all Australian states and territories and beyond. From local publications to nationwide news sources such as The Age and The AustralianAccess Australia includes content from the most popular daily, weekly and Sunday newspapers as well as hard-to-find community and regional news. Each news source has its own focus, and patrons can select news closest to the issues and events for authoritative, staff-written coverage. Thus, Access Australia provides local, regional, national and international perspectives on current issues and events.

Complete, full-text content
Access Australia includes the full text of all staff-written news stories, as well as additional sections such as literary criticism, people, editorials, book and film reviews, and much more. In fact, with the exception of notices, classifieds, pictures and advertisements, the content of the entire newspaper is included to provide libraries with a comprehensive information resource.

Current and archived coverage of a wealth of subjects
To help patrons research issues and events more thoroughly, Access Australia includes backfile coverage in addition to new articles and daily updates for all news sources. Current and archived coverage provides information that helps users understand important issues as well as track trends and developments over time.

Convenient web-based access
All of the articles in Access Australia are fully searchable online through a single interface that features a map of Australia, making it easy for patrons to find, select and search a single news source from a specific area, a group of sources across multiple regions, or all news sources in the library's collection simultaneously. Also, a full bibliographic citation accompanies the full text of each article, so users can find articles by author, date, section and more.

Newsbank Access Global

Quick Facts

  • Features thousands of primary sources and a unique combination of global and local news coverage
  • Allows users to track trends over time or geographically while comparing differing perspectives
  • Combines all news formats—web-only content, video, newspapers, newswires, and broadcast transcripts—for superior search results

Overview

Access Global NewsBank is designed to deliver broad and varied perspectives from sources across the globe. This web-based resource supports research across a wide range of subject areas, including Political Science, Journalism, History, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Economics, Education, Business, Health, Social Sciences and more. It is the most comprehensive collection of its kind, with more than 6,500 global news sources covering over 200 countries and territories.

 

Around the globe and around the corner

Access Global NewsBank’s unique blend of global and local news sources makes for a powerful research tool. Users can easily conduct background research; compare and analyze differing views on the same topic; track events over time; and prepare for class discussions, speeches, debates, research papers and dissertations.

 

Intuitive interface and search navigators

NewsBank’s interface offers powerful search tools so users of all levels can find useful information quickly and efficiently. Search results can be refined by date, location, source type or source name, making it easy to find multiple perspectives, discern patterns and trends, and track topics over time. Other features include citation-exporting tools, text-to-speech capability and map-based searching.

Subjects

Current Affairs

Formats

Online Database

Content Type

Newspapers
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Vendor Contact

Craig Pett
National Sales Manager
Email: craig@bezi.com.au
Phone: 0429 125 55
Mobile: 0429 125 55
PO Box 1233
Mitcham North
VIC 3132

Contact

Craig Pett
National Sales Manager
Email: craig@bezi.com.au
Phone: 0429 125 55
Mobile: 0429 125 55
PO Box 1233
Mitcham North
VIC 3132