Global NewsBank provides primary source news information on international issues and events. Its extensive database offers varying perspectives on international issues and events, with information coming mostly from official and media sources. Its web-based resources feature content from newspapers, newswires, business journals, historical and scholarly documents, periodicals and more, and include news items drawn from more than 2,000 sources and about 95,000 articles added yearly from radio and television broadcasts, wire service, newspaper and magazine articles, news agency transmissions, and government documents from around the world. Articles and broadcasts are fully translated into English, while other records are also in Spanish. Aiming at supplying schools and libraries with information resources that expand the impact of library media and technology programs, Global NewsBank information is delivered on CD-Rom and via the internet, in this case with added options such as dynamic daily updates, full-text articles, and indexed articles. Its services are fully accessible only through paid subscriptions, with detailed descriptions of collections and services available for free. With its professional design and approach, this site offers to paying subscribers several search and downloading options.