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Rutgers Online Databases

Use these periodical indexes to find articles published in newspapers:

Access World News for New Jersey newspapers (or papers from other states or from specific countries) Our source online for the Star-Ledger(Rutgers-restricted access)

Factiva includes the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to the present and the New York Times from 1980 to the present. Factiva also has company profiles. (Rutgers-restricted access)

Regional Business News includes NJBiz and Crain's New York Business (Rutgers-restricted access)

Westlaw includes hundreds of newspapers from across the country (also has company reports from Hoover's) (Rutgers-restricted access)

Web Resources

For some technological ideas developed at Rutgers, see the descriptions at the Office of Technology Commercialization.

You can read about trends, innovations, and entrepreneurial ideas posted in the last 30 days at; the full Ideas Database requires a paid subscription.

There are also hundreds of freely-accessible sources for Business News.

Tutorial on How to Use Factiva

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