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Facts on File World News Digest
Alternate Title(s)
Facts on File World News Digest provides authoritative world news from 1940 to the present. This contemporary and archival record of domestic and international news, covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940 through today.

Features include:

  • Key news coverage with in-depth coverage guides for top ongoing stories
  • Primary source documents and special research features on high interest topics, taking researchers back into history and giving context to the news of the hour
  • Timelines, offering news written as it happened and providing perspective
  • Editorial cartoons plus thousands of maps, charts, graphs, and historic photographs Story indexes
  • Need a Research Topic? feature, offering summaries of suggested research topics, each with a linked list of articles
  • World News Digest is updated twice weekly and includes a searchable hourly newsfeed.

Resource Type
Coverage Type
Full Text (Complete Database)  
Coverage Dates
Current Affairs & News, General  
Undergraduate, Graduate, K-12  
Vendor or Contributor
Facts on File  
Access Restrictions
Access restricted to current Utica College students, faculty and staff.  


Frank E. Gannett Library
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502-4892

(315) 792-3041
(315) 792-3361 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502