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Find News & Newspapers

A guide to introduce news and newspapers resources

About WiseNews

WiseNews provides access to content from newspapers, magazines, journals and newswires published in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and some other parts of the world.

Note: South China Morning Post is not available on WiseNews. To find articles from South China Morning Post, try South China Morning Post or Factiva.

Access WiseNews: Search vs. Browse

You may search for news on a topic, or browse news on pre-selected topics, such as news related to PolyU.

Search news

  1. Go to WiseNews page
  2. Click "Online Access"
  3. Switch to "WiseSearch" platform

Type in keywords to start a search.



Browse news

  1. Go to WiseNews page
  2. Click "Online Access"

The default page will show the latest news related to PolyU. You may click on the listed folders to explore news on other hot topics.


Temporary log out

You may be logged out from the platform after several minutes of idle time (see screenshot).

To re-enter, go to WiseNews page and click "Online Access" again. Note that you do not need to login WiseNews to access its content.

Searching News on WiseNews

Quick Search

To start a search, simply type in the keywords in the search box under "Direct Search".

To get more accurate results, you can limit your search by

  • searching keywords within Headline or Full Text
  • selecting a Date Range
  • selecting Media (Sources), Subject, Company, Industry, etc.

For Advanced Search, switch to "Easy Search" which allows you to search with AND, OR and NOT operators.

 

For "Media", you can search to find the news source and choose to include or exclude from the sources in your search.

Need more searching help? Check out the WiseNews User Guide.

Refine Search Results

After conduct a search, you will see a list of news on the search result page. Clicking on any news entry will bring you the full text of the news article. 

You may further refine search results using the filters on the left panel. 

On this page, you can also: 

  • Edit your search query
  • Edit Date Range
  • Check search history
  • Print/ Download/ View news

 

Download Full-Text

You can download individual news article or up to 200 news articles in a batch and browse at once.

Need more searching help? Check out the WiseNews User Guide.

Browsing News on WiseNews

The default page of WiseNews gives an overview of the latest news related to PolyU or hot topics grouped by pre-set folders. Clicking on any news card will bring you the full text of the news article. 

WiseNews browse news