Factiva – business news database
Factiva (full name - Dow Jones Factiva) is a business news/information database and one of the most useful databases for researchers in all areas of business and management. It covers about 10,000 business and news publications, many in full text, including business magazines, trade journals, newspapers, newswires, media programs and company stock reports. For example it provides access to the FT from 1981.
For more information about using Factiva:
- Finding News resources from the JRUL Researchers’ Blog – http://jrulresearchers.wordpress.com/2010/11/09/finding-news-slides-etc/
- Searching for articles in Factiva (video demo from Warwick business library blog) http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/buslib/entry/searching_for_articles/
- Our brief guide from the training and guides webpage http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/humanities/mbs/business/training/
- Factiva indexed questions on Manchester Business Answers 24/7
FAQ questions for Factiva
Example Factiva search:
To search for FT articles using Factiva, select Sources and search for “Financial Times”. Selecting the small information icon next to a source will give further details about a source.
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