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Professional Communication Library Guide: News Sources

A guide to resources for Tourism & Events Management.

News articles

In applied management news articles are often used when there is a lack of academic literature. Newspapers show what was the current interest and thinking at a particular time. One can also use news articles to find explanations for anomalies in datasets. 

UCT Libraries subscribes to PressReader, a database that provides access to over 3000 publications from more than 55 countries (including South Africa). Access covers the most recent 6 months and content may be browsed by country, language or title. Access is via the A-Z Databases

In addition, UCT Libraries has access to several databases that index newspapers from around the globe. These are:

How to look for newspaper articles

This video demonstrates how to search for newspapers using various databases available at UCT such as: PressReader, LexisNexis Academic, SA Media, Times Digital Archive, Newspaper Source and African Newspapers

Finding newspaper articles

 This slide show demonstrates how to find a newspaper articles using LexisNexis