Asia's Newspapers is a unique, web-based resource that provides libraries with comprehensive newspaper coverage of Asia's many countries and regions and beyond. From hard-to-find local, community or regional publications to popular nationwide and international newspapers, it includes titles from China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and more. Each title has its own distinctive focus, and users can select news sources closest to the issues and events for authoritative, staff-written coverage. Thus, Asia's Newspapers provides local, regional, national and international perspectives on current issues and events from both large and small cities.
Customise your collection—a unique advantage of NewsBank
Designed specifically for newspaper research, Asia's Newspapers enables libraries to customise their collections to meet staff and users' specific requirements. Choose from a list of more than 150 newspapers specific to one country or region or a compilation of sources from several Asian countries. Also, you can upgrade your package with titles from other countries around the world with NewsBank's collection.
Complete, full-text content
Asia's Newspapers includes the full text of all staff-written news stories, as well as additional sections such as obituaries, literary criticism, people, editorial pieces, book and film reviews and much more. In fact, with the exception of notices, classifieds, pictures and advertisements, the content of the entire newspaper is included to provide libraries with a comprehensive information resource.
Current and archived coverage of a wealth of subjects
To help patrons research issues and events more thoroughly, Asia's Newspapers includes backfile coverage in addition to new articles and daily updates for all titles. Current and archived coverage provides information that helps users understand important issues as well as track trends and developments over time.
Convenient web-based access
All of the articles in Asia's Newspapers are searchable online through a single interface that features a map of Asia, making it easy for users to find, select and search a single title or all titles from a specific area or country, a group of newspapers from multiple regions or all titles in the library's collection simultaneously. Also, a full bibliographic citation accompanies the full text of each article, so users can find articles by author, date, section and more.