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Dow Jones Factiva

DOW JONES FACTIVA is a current international news database produced by Dow Jones, one of the leading global providers of economic and financial information.

This database combines over 30,000 sources to give students, faculty, and librarians access to premium content from 200 countries, in 32 languages. Users have access to a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more. The broad range of content provides both local insight and global perspective on business issues and current events – especially with regard to research requiring current information on companies, industries, and financial markets.

For more information about the Dow Jones Factiva, navigate to the Content Page. 

New Factiva Experience - July 2024


Dow Jones have created a new Factiva experience for the academic users. This started on 11th July 2024 and you might have noticed the banner in your Factiva account, if you have logged in after 11th July.

Attend our Factiva webinar on 30th July 2024 at 15:30 (UK time), 16:30 (Central European time), 10:30 (EST), during which we will go over the new Factiva experience. Please go to the registration page for more detail, and to sign up for the webinar.

Visit this Support article for more detail about the New Factiva Experience. Please note that you will need to be logged into your Factiva account, in order to open the Support article.

Webinar Recordings


Dow Jones Factiva Videos

Watch this short video to learn how you can combine search terms to retrieve a targeted set of articles within Factiva - Duration: 2 Minutes

Conduct stronger, more targeted Factiva searches using the content classification system, Dow Jones Intelligent Identifiers (DJID). Factiva ingests hundreds of thousands of articles daily. Each article is tagged with DJID codes specifying industries, regions, subjects, companies, and organizations. Searching with the roughly 350,000 DJID codes—versus solely conducting a keyword search—helps retrieve more precise results. Duration: 2 Minutes

Gain deeper insights into organizations across the public and private sectors with Factiva Company Snapshots. A Company Snapshot provides an overview of an organization’s most pertinent details. This information includes, but is not limited to, location and size, the executive team, financials, and peer comparison. Duration: 2 Minutes