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WiseNews (1998+) Browse Search

WiseNews is a database of news and magazine articles that are published in more than 500 sources including all major newspapers in Hong Kong, press release from the Information Services Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government, ATV Internet news, Xinhua News Agency and many magazines from Hong Kong, Macau, China and Taiwan.

P (latest 10 years)

It provides online access to all South China Morning Post articles in the latest 10 years.  Alternatively, please use WiseNews for South China Morning Post articles from Aug 1998 to present.


Factiva (individual title varies)

Factiva provides worldwide full-text coverage of local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich Web sites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, etc.


China Core Newspaper Databases (中國重要報紙全文數據庫)  (2000-2005)

China Core Newspaper Databases (中國重要報紙全文數據庫) selects about 1,000 core newspaper articles published in mainland China between 2000-2005.


Newspaper Clippings Image Database (NCID) (1977-1999)

Compiled by the Pao Yue-Kong Library of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Newspaper Clippings Image Database (NCID) contains over 20 years of newspaper clippings collected by the Library. The clippings are selected from major local newspapers and government bulletin. The NCID provides a historic archive of news on a wide range of subjects as well as topics that are of special interest to the PolyU staff and students.


InfoBank China (individual title varies)

  • InfoBank China includes several databases that are rich in news contents:
  • China Business News Database (中國經濟新聞庫) - includes daily news clippings and extracts from China's 600 leading newspapers and trading magazines.
  • MOFTEC Bulletin (外經貿部新聞公告) - includes news stories from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC).

Newspaper Source (EbscoHost) (individual title varies)

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover fulltext for 25 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, some noteworthy ones are USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), etc. Also included are selected fulltext for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, etc. In addition, fulltext television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, etc. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost, and can be searched in junction with Academic Search Premier & Business Source Complete.


ProQuest Historical Newspapers: South China Morning Post

This database offers full-text and full-image articles of South China Morning Post from 1903 (Latest 19 years not available). It provides over 20 different article types, including news, editorials and advertisements.


Regional Business News (EbscoHost) (individual title varies)

Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost, and can be searched in junction with Academic Search Premier & Business Source Complete.


17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

This database is the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English newspapers. It provides 1 million newspaper pages. Titles are from London, British Isles, and colonies.


A: PolyU Staff/Students/other eligible Library Card holders
P: PolyU Staff/Students only
#: On campus access for PolyU Staff/Students only
N/A: Not available