Friday, March 30, 2007

Factiva To Lose Some Important Australian Content

The Australian publisher Fairfax will remove their Fairfax Business Media content from Factiva effective Monday, April 2nd 2007. The titles affected include:
  • Australian Financial Review
  • BRW
  • Australian Financial Review Smart Investor

Please note that this will not impact other titles from the Fairfax Media group such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Warrnambool Standard.

The Library holds print copies of BRW, The Australian Financial Review (with older issues in microfilm) and Smart Investor.

Many hundreds of local and international news and business titles will remain on Factiva, including:

  • The Australian
  • The Wall Street Journal (including the Asian edition)
  • The Far Eastern Economic Review
  • The New York Times
  • The South China Morning Post
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
  • Etc.

Please contact the Library if there are searches of the Australian Financial Review or BRW you would like conducted in April.

All past issues of The Australian Financial Review and other Fairfax Business Media titles will be removed from Factiva and only brief abstracts of articles commencing three months ago will remain.

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