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Media Scan

Also known as MEDIASCAN, Informit MEDIASCAN

Media Scan is a bibliographic database featuring articles indexed from daily newspapers, and is specifically designed for students and researchers in Australian Secondary schools, TAFE Institutes and Universities. Media Scan has been indexing newspapers since September 1991. Each article is allocated subject headings, but it was not until the start of 1996, that the articles were given SCIS Subject Headings. Media Scan was originally developed to assist students prepare for VCE Cat1. Over a period of time Media Scan incorporated many more articles covering a wider range of subjects, and so introduced interstate papers into the database. Media Scan indexes the following newspapers: - Sydney Morning Herald 1996-, The Age 1991-, The Australian 1991-, The Herald Sun 1991-, The Bulletin 1991-, The Courier Mail 1995-, Sunday Mail 1994-, Adelaide Advertiser 1997- and West Australian 1996-1997.
Licence and access information

Authorised users

- Deakin students
- Deakin staff
- Remote Deakin users
- Deakin College members


- Downloading of limited portions
- Printing of a single copy of an article/chapter/item
- Saving a single copy of an article/chapter/item for personal use
- Emailing a copy of an article/chapter/item to an authorised user
- Creating a link
- Use for Deakin College

Not allowed

- Including an article/chapter/item in online course material
- Including an article/chapter/item in print course material
- Including an article/chapter/item in offline course material e.g. USB
- Commercial use
- Interlibrary loan
- Provision for inclusion in an institutional repository
- Removing or modifying copyright or source details
- Systematic downloading of content including by software such as web crawlers or harvesters

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