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News in Translation: News in Translation

News Databases with Translation Options

These databases contain news sources in the original language and offer automated instantaneous machine translation of articles into English and other languages.

Searches must be conducted in the original language. A translation option is offered after results are retrieved.


Full-text articles from leading business newspapers, magazines, and wire services worldwide. Limit: 6 MSU users at a time. Translation by Google Translate.

1. Select the Search Builder to search by source, keyword and language.

2. Select an article to view from the search results list and select "Translate Article". This option is not available for all articles.


PressReader provides online, full-image same-day access to more than 300 U.S. and international newspapers. Includes a searchable, 60-day archive.

Translation is only available for articles in papers marked with a blue & red icon by the title. Example: 

Select a newspaper or conduct a search. Click on an article to open the article in a separate window. Select the translation option.

LexisNexis Academic

Incorporates Google Translate directly into results list or individual article view.

News in Translation

These databases contain selected news articles translated from the vernacular to English. There is no access to the original source article in these databases.

Historical News in Translation

Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports

Predecessor of the online World News Connection

1978-1996: Microfiche PrEX 7.10: FBIS- (MSU Gov Docs 3West); Indexes (microfiche and print) shelved at PrEx 7.10:FBIS with multiple catalog records with records for each area of the world.

1996-2004: CDROM

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