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Economics Library Guide: Newspaper articles

News articles

In economics, 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 list of 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 using SA Media

Finding newspaper articles

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