15 September 2010

New e-Resource - Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports 1974-1996

We now have permanent access to the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports database - 'the United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence'.  This has been funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) on behalf of UK HE.

This e-resource covers 1974-1996 and includes a wealth of transcripts of broadcasts, newswires, newspapers, journals and government statements from around the world, translated into English.  The following countries and time periods are covered:
  • Middle East and North Africa, 1974–1987 
  • Near East and South Asia, 1987–1996 
  • South Asia, 1980–1987 
  • Sub-Saharan Africa, 1974–1980 and Africa, 1987–1996 
  • Eastern Europe, 1974–1996
    Off-campus access uses your University account Username and Password.

    Other local news media subscriptions include Factiva, Nexis (News and Business), and MideastWire.com.

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