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UNIS Hanoi Library: For Teachers

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News and Current Events

Keep up to date with what's happening in the world, and give your students current articles to read and discuss by taking advantage of subscriptions from the UNIS Library.

The International New York Times

Anyone with a UNIS Hanoi email address can get a pass to read this premier newspaper online, on or off campus. Go to http://nytimes.com/passes and set up an account with your UNIS email. Passes last for six months and can be easily renewed.

Every teacher and student at UNIS Hanoi has access to this great resource. Common Sense Education gives it five stars and says, "Up-to-date, high-interest articles meet students right at their level: Use this robust tool to bolster students' nonfiction reading practice." Each article is available in multiple reading levels; teachers can curate, annotate, assign, quiz students and use the articles and the program in many other ways. It is very U.S.-focussed. Sign on with your school Google account and create a class.
The Day is a daily online news service with a British focus, used by schools around the world. It offers "articles and features every day covering global events and the biggest stories from around the world." Articles are available in regular and adapted versions, and one article each day is translated into Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Access for UNIS Hanoi teachers and students is automatic when logging in at school.
 is a weekly news magazine that collects and synthesises news from around the world from many different perspectives. UNIS Hanoi subscribes to the digital edition through RBdigital, allowing users to download and read offline. (Great for plane trips!) Create your own account to save issues, and get an email each time a new issue is available.

UNIS Hanoi Library subscribes to the international print editions of magazine and . Look for them in the magazine shelves in the center of the library. Issues may be borrowed.

The daily issue of can also be found in the library.
 
Access World News is a database from NewsBank that UNIS Hanoi Library subscribes to. "This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface." Look here for login information.
 
Business News Sources

The UNIS Hanoi Library purchases ten accounts to access this U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City. Speak to a librarian if you could use this resource with your classes.

 This British-based business and economics newspaper allows secondary school students and teachers to access it. Go to this web address and log in or register with your UNIS Hanoi email address.
The UNIS Hanoi Librarians are happy to collaborate with you, or bring a lesson, to address evaluating and discerning credibility of news (i.e. avoiding "fake news"). Just drop us an email, or stop by the library.
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