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World News Connection   Connect to World News Connection
Also known as: WNC
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
   1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
   2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
   3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)
Description:

World News Connection is an online news service that offers an extensive array of translated and English-language news and information compiled from thousands of non-U.S. media sources, including news agencies, newspapers, and radio and television stations. The information in WNC, obtained from full text and summaries of newspaper articles, conference proceedings, television and radio broadcasts, periodicals, and non-classified technical reports, covers significant socioeconomic, political, scientific, technical, and environmental issues and events. Generally, this information is available within 24-72 hours from the time of original publication or broadcast.

The material in World News Connection is provided to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS). Analysts from FBIS domestic and overseas bureaus monitor timely and pertinent open-source materials.

Coverage: 1996-
Updated: daily
Sources: List of Sources
Alerts: Click on “Manage Alerts” near the top of the search screen.
Permitted Uses: WNC Standard Terms and Conditions
Logoff/Timeout: Click on the “logoff” button on the results screen when you've finished your search session. There is an automatic timeout after 20 minutes of inactivity.
Help: Click on “Search Tips” on the navigation bar at the top of the screen. For further assistance, contact a librarian.
Related Resources: LexisNexis Academic
Users: 5 concurrent users
Producer: Dialog, a Thomson business

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 11/07/13