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Recent content updates
Links to recent content updates are listed below:  
ProQuest Contemporary News Databases Content Update - May 2018 

Welcome to the May 2018 ProQuest Contemporary News databases content update. This update covers content changes in ProQuest's Contemporary News databases from January - March 2018.

As digital news content continues to grow, we've added more online versions of existing print newspapers, as well as digital-born content to Newsstream resources. See below for key titles added in Q1 2018.

 

Key highlights

Download this spreadsheet to see a complete list of new titles added and a few discontinued titles covering January-March 2018.


ProQuest Contemporary News Databases 2017 Year in Review Content Update - February 2018 

The transformation of Contemporary News continued in 2017 with a few major themes in the new content additions.  They are the addition of the online versions of major newspapers, non-English language sources, worldwide regional sources, and video.

Content Removed

Nine titles comprising Military Newsstream, including the Army Times, Navy Times, Armed Forces Journal and Defense News were removed.  The Military Newsstream database was discontinued as a result.

Four titles from Halifax Media were discontinued including the Worchester (MA)Telegram and Gazette. 

Dow Jones discontinued the Wall Street Journal Asia and Wall Street Journal Europe print editions.  However, the content was added to the WSJ (Online) resulting in no loss of content to customers.

Download this spreadsheet to see a complete list of title changes in 2017.
ProQuest Contemporary News Databases Content Update - October 2017

Welcome to the October 2017 ProQuest Contemporary News databases content update. This update covers content changes in ProQuest's Contemporary News databases from July-September 2017.

We continue to add diverse and global news content sources to our Newsstream products. This quarter's update includes more information about new video content, digital-first content, and online news sources.

 Other highlights

Download this spreadsheet to see a complete list of new titles added and a few discontinued titles covering July-September 2017.


ProQuest Contemporary News Databases Content Update - July 2017
Welcome to the July 2017 ProQuest Contemporary News databases content update. This update covers content changes in ProQuest's Contemporary News databases from April-June 2017.

As digital news content continues to grow, the online versions of several major U.S. regional daily newspapers were added to Newsstream databases in Q2 2017, including the Baltimore Sun (Online), Los Angeles Times (Online), Chicago Tribune (Online) and Tampa Bay Times (Online).

Other key highlights

 

Download this spreadsheet to see a complete list of new titles added and a few discontinued titles covering April-June 2017.

 

ProQuest Contemporary News Databases Content Update - April 2017

Welcome to the April 2017 ProQuest Contemporary News databases content update. This update covers content changes in ProQuest's Contemporary News databases from January - April 2017.

As digital news content continues to grow, the online versions of five existing print newspapers were added to Newsstream databases in Q1 2017. These include the Toronto Star and the Hamilton Spectator

Other key highlights

Download this spreadsheet to see a complete list of new titles added and a few discontinued titles covering January-April 2017.

 
Factiva Annual Content Update-2016
Factiva enhanced its global content collection in 2016 with the addition of 321 licensed sources and 2,021 crawled websites and blogs.
In 2016, Dow Jones continued to strengthen and expand its global content set by securing licensed content from key metropolitan regions, particularly Latin America and Russia. Overall, 2016 licensed additions include content from more than 65 countries and 15 different languages. Get it here.
 
ProQuest Contemporary News Databases 2016 Year In Review Content Update - February 2017
Welcome to the 2016 Year in Review for ProQuest Contemporary News databases content. In 2016, content from more than 40 Newspapers, 15 Websites/Blogs, 90 Transcripts and other sources, and 30+ Newswires was added to Newsstream databases.
 
Key new titles include:
Les Echos (France)
Die Welt (Germany)
Halifax Herald Chronicle (NS)
Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
Times of Israel
Hindustan (New Delhi)
 
Online content:
Project Syndicate
The Marshall Project
Al Jazeera (English)
USA Today (Online)

Transcripts and other sources:
90 Transcripts and other sources including 58 News program transcripts from NBC, CBS (including 60 Minutes, CBS Evening News, Face the Nation), Fox News, Meet the Press, PBS Newshour and more.

Download this spreadsheet to see a complete list of new titles added and a few discontinued titles covering January-December 2016.