Interface features for the academic community

What does offer users at colleges, universities and public libraries?

As a user at an academic institution or public library, you have access to nearly 9,000 publications, five years' worth of historical market data, and fast convenient access to news that affects your school or your department.


  • Powerful searching made easy. Use free-text searching, lists of indexed terms and advanced filtering techniques to pinpoint accurate results.
  • Run one search across print sources, newswires, Web sites and pictures.
  • All content is universally indexed with company, industry, geographical and subject codes from Factiva Intelligent Indexing™
  • Access Group Track folders, created by librarians or administrators to track news of interest to your department, college or university. Up to 5 folders can be created per institution.
  • Get quick and convenient access to publications and news items of interest to your department, college or university in Group Pages. Up to 5 group news pages can be created per institution.
  • Follow topics of regional and current interest in Factiva Pages created by Factiva editors.
  • Run a Company Quick Search to retrieve company contact information, news, a list of key competitors and financial snapshots.
  • Get current quotes and historical quotes for the past 5 years for a number of instruments including stocks, corporate bonds, government debt and currencies.
  • Get interactive charts for stocks, funds, currencies and market indexes.
  • Screen for companies by geographic region, industry, revenue and many other criteria.
Please Note:
  • Important! academic accounts are provided via ProQuest. ProQuest Customer and Technical Support should be the first and only contact for Factiva academic accounts requiring assistance. Please note that any Factiva academic customers contacting Factiva directly will be referred to ProQuest.  
  • In order to accommodate multiple users sharing a limited number of user IDs, several features are not available to academic users. These include the Start Page, On-Demand E-mail, Briefcase Personal Track Folders, Personal News Pages, Personal Saved Source Lists and premium content such as analyst reports.  
  • If you are an administrator of an academic or public library account, please click here for information about account administrator capabilities.