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KSGA 30011 — Global Policy Seminar

Getting Started

Concise, Current, And Historical Background Information

By Topic or Issue
By Country or Organization

Contemporary, Detailed, And Authoritative Analysis

The Hesburgh Libraries currently has full access to reports for the following countries and partial access to the rest:

  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Philippines
  • South Africa
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Daily News and Analysis

To locate a newspaper or newspapers for daily review:

  •     Type the name of the newspaper in the "Publications" box [right of the page].
  •     Limit your search to the current month and year [left of the page].
    • Enter search terms as needed OR
    • Leave search statement box empty to retrieve all daily content.
  •     Run search.
  •     Change "Relevance" to "Date Newest" [near right top of page].
  •     Browse down to review articles in the latest edition.

Note:  If you don't have the correct name of the newspaper, use the alphabetical list of titles available from the "Publications" lnk at the top of the page to locate the correct entry.

To locate a newspaper or newspapers for daily review.

  • Select "Search"
  • Select "Search Builder"
  • Using arrows and boxes, under "Sources" select "All Sources"
  • Drill down to titles by selecting the relevant continent > region > country > newspaper title
  • Select newspaper title
    • Record code for future use
    • Example:  Europe > Western Europe > Ireland > Irish Times > rst=irti
  • Copy the code into the search box
  • In the "Date" box, select "In the past day."
  • Review the latest edition.

Note: selecting the    symbol will provide a description of that newspaper's coverage including scope and frequency.  Select one that updates to the current or previous day and includes all or most content.  Some titles are weekly or are embargoed for weeks or months.

To search for English language newspapers.

  • To determine a newspaper's correct name for searching:
    • From the homepage, select the "Search the News Box" (lower left).
    • Under "By Source Type," enter name of newspaper.
    • Select i and review entries for coverage and updating schedule.
    • Record or copy name of newspaper.
  • To access today's edition:
    • Choose "Advanced Options" (under main search box)
    • Under "Date" select "Date is Today."
    • Type in search box >  publication(Name of Publication), e.g. publication(Washington Post).
    • Select "Apply."
    • Select "Search" from main page.
  • Selected "newspapers of record" with daily, complete coverage available through Lexis/Nexis:
    • The Washington Post
    • The New York Times
    • The Times (London)
    • The Christian Science Monitor
    • The Times of India

To search for Non-English language newspapers

  • On the homepage, near the top right, select "Search by Subject or Topic."
  • Select "Foreign Language News."
  • Choose "Advanced Options."
  • Under "Date" select "Date is Today."
  • Type in search box >  publication(Name of Publication), e.g. publication(Le Monde).
  • Select "Apply."
  • Select "Search" from main page.
    • Please note:  if your search is unsuccessful, try entering an alternate form of te newspaper's name.

Next to the primary search box on the Libraries homepage, select NDCatalog, then:

  • Select "Advanced Search"
  • On the left, change "Any" to "Title"
  • Do not change "contains"
  • Type in the name of the newspaper, e.g. New York Times or Wall Street Journal or Irish Times
  • On the right, next to "Material Type" change "All items" to "newspapers"
  • On the lower left, Select "Search"

This should produce a least one records for the desired title if ND has a subscription:

  • Select the matching record
  • Select the
    "
    Online Access
    "
    button
  • Under the "Online Access" label, select the link

If there is more than one option, this should produce a list of links for online access from which you may choose. 

Select the link to your preferred database and then use the database's limit function to restrict your search to the latest issue or to sort from the most recent publication date.

Sometimes, especially in the case of short, one or two word titles you may retrieve too many results for easy access.  If that happens,

  • Select "Advanced Search"
  • On the left, change "Any" to "Title"
  • Change "contains" to "Is (exact)"
  • Type in the name of the newspaper, e.g. New York Times or Wall Street Journal or Irish Times
  • On the right, next to "Material Type" change "All items" to "newspapers"
  • On the lower left, Select "Search"

If this still doesn't work, try starting your search in Factiva, Nexis Uni or Newspaper Source Plus or contact your subject librarian.