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Geographic Area and Language

Some databases include materials published from a particular country such as the United States. Other databases may include materials from a broader geographic area such as North America, Asia, or anywhere in the world.

For example, notice the different geographic coverage described for SIRS Researcher:

SIRS Researcher Web page indicating articles come from both domestic and international sources


Some databases include materials written in languages other than English. Below, information from the Ethnic Newswatch database indicates that material is available in English and Spanish.

Ethnic News Watch Web page showing languages, English and Spanish, used by the database

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