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Factiva - How to Change the Language


This libguide was created by Prof. Carol Simon.  
Prof. Simon will be retired on 8/31/22.
Please contact  Annmarie Boyle - - if you have any questions about the content of this guide.

What's in Factiva


How to Find News in Other Languages

  • Start of the Library Homepage
  • Click on the box labeled Databases by Subject
  • Click on the link at the bottom of the box Browse the full A - Z list
  • Click on Factiva
    • Note that there is a limit of 6 simultaneous users for Factiva
    • Note that if you are prompted for login credentials just close the application and try again in a few minutes

Customize the Search Screen

  • The default language is set as English
  • Towards the bottom of the screen on the left side there is a category Language
    • Note that it is set for English
  • If you click on Language you will see a list of available languages
  • Click on a language and note that it will now appear with an X next to it
  • To remove a language click on the X
  • In the Free Text Search Box at the top of the screen type in the word(s) that you want to appear in the article
  • Type them in the selected language(s)
  • Under the Free Text Search Box, you can adjust the date range for the article
  • By default this is set to the past 3 months
  • Click Search and a listing of the articles will appear
  • Every article in the headline listing can be downloaded or printed
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