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Available via ProQuest to academic libraries only (corporate or government organizations please contact Dow Jones directly), Factiva is one of the largest, most global digital business aggregators and archives in the world. Factiva’s combination of global content and business search and monitoring technologies offers users timely, reliable, and relevant knowledge for business advantage.

Provide your students with the award-winning resource used by the Fortune 500:, a Dow Jones service. is a premier business resource with a broad collection of sources that reach across disciplines from communications and technology to linguistics and political science.

Factiva is relied on by major companies all over the world for authoritative coverage of the latest developments in the business world. By subscribing to, libraries give reseachers access to the tools they need to succeed today and reach long term goals.

Delivering unmatched global content combines more than 32,000 sources to give researchers, faculty, and librarians access to premium content from 200 countries in 27 languages. This broad range of content provides both local insight and global perspective on every business issue and help students:

  • Research successfully -- searchers of all skill levels can gain easy access to Factiva’s broad range of quality sources.
  • Dig deeper -- search across more than 32,000 sources including US and international newspapers and continuously updated newswires, trade journals, websites, blogs, and multimedia.
  • Track industry developments -- Libraries can build up to 5 group alerts that focus on companies, trends, regional events and more.
  • Monitor current news -- Libraries can create group news pages to provide instant access to the top news sources for a given region or industry.
  • Track global market activity -- receive a quote for a global company stock, market index, or currency in seconds.
  • Research a global company -- enter a company name or symbol and build a tailor-made report that includes corporate overviews, key executives, financial data, press releases, current news and a list of competitors.
  • Content Type: Newspapers, Magazines, Trade Journals, Blogs, Podcasts, and Websites, Other Sources, Reports, Wire Feeds
  • COUNTER Compliant: Yes
  • OpenURL Enabled: Yes

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