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Searching the Virginian-Pilot in Factiva LRC@TCC

To access the Virginian Pilot using the Factiva database:

  • From the LRC home page, on the tan sidebar under Databases of article click on "subject list".
  • Under Favorites click on Factiva.
  • Click in the “Find a Source” search box.
  • Type Virginian Pilot (or the name of your source) in the search box and click on the > or hit Enter.
  • Click on the ^ noted at the end of the publication: The Virginian-Pilot & the Ledger-Star (Norfolk, Va.) to add the code to your search box.
  • The source code rst=NFLK appears in the search box.
  • Select the date limit for your search.
  • To narrow and search for your specific topic, use the connector term AND with your search words.
  • Example rst=NFLK and real estate taxes

Screen shot:

screenshot of Factiva search

  • Click on the Run Search box for result list
  • Click on the article titles or choose Modify Search to return to the search screen where you can enter your search terms and other parameters.

From Full Text (http://www.tcc.edu/lrc/indexes/dbfull.htm) click on Factiva.