UTS Library

Database trials for January

Newsbank South Asian Newspapers 1864-1922

This one-of-a-kind collection provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of the Subcontinent that now comprise Pakistan, and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), South Asian Newspapers offers extensive coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the Indian Subcontinent between 1864 and 1922.

South Asian Newspapers includes such titles as Amrita Bazar Patrika (Calcutta), Bankura Darpana (Bankura, India), Madras Mail (Madras), Kayasare Hinda (Bombay), Pioneer(Allahabad, India), Tribune (Lahore, Pakistan) and the Ceylon Observer (Sri Lanka). Through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative updates, letters, poetry, advertisements, matrimony and death notices, this collection chronicles the evolution of cultures and communities across South Asia during a time of intense change.

Trial ends 6 February 2012
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WiseSearch & WiseNews

User ID: au-uts

WiseSearch is a Chinese and English language database dedicated for published information from Greater China.  As a useful tool, it provides readers with a one-stop shopping database for news from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and other parts of the world.  Fortune 500 companies and local Chinese enterprises, communications and PR agencies, media companies and academic institutions all rely on WiseSearch for information, answers and knowledge.  Users can search in Chinese or English using the world's largest bilingual search engine dictionary and synonym table. This resource is continually updated by Wisers's team of ontologists and lexicographers to deliver the broadest and most accurate search results, every time.

WiseNews @ Academic (built from WiseEnterprise) is the world’s leading source of Greater China news Information customised for academia. You may do full text search, and retrieve full article there (view, print, download, email). You can also access the electronic news clip image (optional module) if you would like to have the original news copy.

Trial ends 8 February 2012
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