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Libraries & Archives

Tuesday, October 01, 2013


NewsBank’s Special Reports are news articles, images, videos, maps and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes. Easily accessible within NewsBank resources, they enable users to quickly locate information on a specific subject while helping them gain better insight into current global issues and events. Each Report features current and retrospective coverage, and new articles are added daily. Special Reports constitute a unique value to your users, and are included with your NewsBank subscription.There are over 50 Reports to be sure the information you need is always available.

Enter directly from the Butler Libraries website by selecting Databases, then Newspapers. Newsbank is almost on the bottom of the list. Use your pipeline log-in.

All Special Reports are accessed from the left side bar on your online resource menu page at, on search screens and the Other NewsBank Products link in full-text newspaper products. This informative video shows you how to find Special Reports, what they are and how they can be used. Please view and share this video with others.

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Following is a listing of some Special Reports that may be of particular interest to you at this time.

October Topics and Monthly Themes
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Issues in the News – Bullying Prevention Month
World Economics
Natural Disasters

Additional featured Reports covering current issues and events
Education Around the World
World Health
World Politics and Government

And, watch for the release of these Reports and others throughout the month
World Environment – Rainforest Week (October 7-13)
Mental Health – World Mental Health Day (October 10)
World Economics – World Food Day (October 16)

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