Factiva: How to Search

Choose an index and click on the blue arrow to open the Lookup.

Start typing and then click to choose a subject.

How to Use Lookups

Construct your search with one or more indexes.

Use the Source Lookup to select news from the Wall Street Journal.

Use the Company Lookup to select a company or companies.

Repeat for Subject, Industry, and/or Region. All terms highlighted in yellow are your search terms.

Select a date range.  Click Search.

Sample Factiva company search



Examine the results page. Articles are sorted by date, the most current listed first.

Click on a title to read the full article or use the numbered check boxes to select multiple articles.

Use the icons on the tool bar to email, save, or print the selected articles.

Results list from Factiva Search


Use the Discovery Pane on the left to filter your results.

Click on companies, sources, subjects etc. to open those articles.

Turn the filter off to return to your original results page.


Use Filters in Factiva


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