Saturday, April 26, 2008

NewsBank, inc. is one of the world's premier information providers. Through partnerships with leading publishers worldwide, NewsBank provides Web-based access to more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, broadcast transcripts, journals, periodicals and other publications. NewsBank also offers authoritative digital collections of historical documents, curriculum resources covering all subject areas and extensive media services for publishers. It is available to Galway Public Library members through our website. All you need to do is enter the number on your library membership card.

NewsBank has provided information resources to libraries around the world for more than 35 years. It offers the full text of thousands of newspapers from across the U.K and other countries through a wide variety of online reference products.

This year through MLA (Museums, Libraries and Archives Council), NewsBank is offering expanded content and new products specifically created to meet the needs of public library patrons, including:

  • more than 200 U.K. and Irish newspapers, including The Times from 1985 through the present day, the Financial Times from 1982, The Economist from 1998 and hundreds of other local, regional and national titles

  • major international newspapers and wire services business periodicals and journals

Additionally, NewsBank interfaces and search features can be customised to help library patrons locate important sources and find relevant information quickly and easily.

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