NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.
We currently subscribe to Access Australia: Victoria, which provides full access to Image Replica editions of The Age, The Sunday Age and The Herald Sun, in addition to other local newspapers from across Victoria. Click on the buttons to the right to search NewsBank, or to read The Age or The Herald Sun newspapers.
NewsBank’s Special Reports are news articles, images, maps and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes. They enable users to quickly locate information while helping them gain better insight into current global issues and events.
Each Special Report features current and retrospective coverage with new articles added daily. There are over 60 Reports to be sure the information you need is always available. Special Reports are easily accessible from the left side bar on your online resource menu page and on search screens.
Watch the video below for more information, plus how to find Special Reports.
To find Special Reports, head to NewsBank, then click on Special Reports on the right below the main Search Bar:
Example: A search for “global warming” will find items containing that exact phrase.
Example: A search on Petr*us will find all the items containing Petraeus or Petraus
(a great help for searching despite variations in spelling)
Example: A search on truck* will also search world such as trucks, truckstop, trucking, etc
Example: A search on wom?nwill find items containing woman or women
Example: A search for g??se will find items containing goose or geese
Please note: our current subscription only provides access to news sources from Victoria, Australia, therefore searching by country will not bring up global news items. Please let us know if having access to global news sources is something you are interested in.