With fake news being so common nowadays, you should use reliable news sources. This guide will show you how.
These printed newspapers are available on level 6 of TP Library: Straits Times; Business Times; 联合早报 (Lianhe Zaobao); 联合晚报 (Lianhe Wanbao); 新明日报 (Xinming Ribao); New Paper; Berita Harian; and Tamil Murasu.
The library also subscribes to e-resources which you can use to search or read credible newspapers:
|Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) can search major newspapers around the world. There are full-text articles but no images.|
|Newslink for SPH publications, including Straits Times. Note that it can only search two years at a time. Many of the articles are available in PDF, complete with images.|
|Straits Times (ST) Online provides the current 7 days' worth of news. Full-time polytechnic and ITE students have been given free personal subscription to ST Online. Find out more.|
Business Times Online provides the current 6 days' worth of business news. (On-campus access only; Limited to 3 concurrent users)
A full list of e-resources listed by content type can be found on this page.
Access the library's subscription to e-resources for news by going to E-Resources > By content type > Newspapers.
Not sure which online news resource to use? Here's a comparison table:
|Straits Times Online||Newslink||Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)|
|Source of news||Straits Times||SPH news publications||Major newspapers from around the world|
|More suitable for searching or reading news||Reading||Searching||Searching|
|Any images or photographs||Yes||Yes||No|
|Allows use of Boolean operators, quotation marks||No||No||Yes|
|Duration for reading or searching||
Reading: seven days
|Searching: Ony two years at a time.||Searching: Archives of Straits Times goes back to 1990.|