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Nexis Uni Database
Nexis Uni -- News Sources
Includes many of the major US and foreign newspapers, such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, London Times, etc.
Nexis Uni search tips:
- Enter your search terms with hlead followed by your search terms in parentheses in order to find your search terms in the headline or lead paragraph. Example: hlead (race and coronavirus and inequality)
- To find longer articles add the phrase, "and length >1000" (1000, 1500, etc.). Example: hlead(coronavirus and health disparities) and length > 1000
- Next, Narrow By: Source (to select specific newspapers).
- To find editorials, add the phrase, and section(editorial or opinion)
- You can also begin by finding and then adding specific sources to search under Menu -- All Sources.
Full-text online service for international news and business information. Includes the Wall Street Journal. Click the Search link across the top to search for articles.
Note: the home page opens to the day's news (with a drop-down menu to dates over the past week) from the Wall Street Journal, Investor's Daily, BBC and Barrons. Use the Search link to search across all of the sources in Factiva.
Access World News database
Access World news
Full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources. Dates covered vary by newspaper. Does not include some of the larger papers, such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal or Washington Post. See Factiva and Nexis Uni, below.
- Connect words and phrases with AND.
- Place parentheses around terms connected with OR, e.g. (racism or wealth)
- Place quotation marks around phrases.
- Use an asterisk to find alternate endings, e.g. disparit* finds disparity or disparities.
- Use the drop-down menu to select Headline/Lead Paragraph. If all of your search terms appear in either the headline or first paragraph, the articles are more likely to be relevant to your search.
- From the list of results, look under "Sort by" to sort by date, location, etc.
Sample searches (to get you started)
- race and coronavirus and inequality
- race and covid-19 and inequality
- (racism OR wealth) AND "health inequalities"
- (racism OR wealth) and "health disparities"
- (black or african american) and (health inequalit* or health disparit*)
- minorities and covid-19 and "health disparities"