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Newspapers

We hold the following newspapers in the Donaldson Reading Room in the Main Library for 3 weeks:

  • The Guardian
  • The Times
  • Financial Times

Otherwise, we have access to these and thousands of other current newspapers from around the world via NexisUK. Many of these regional, national and international titles go back to the middle of the 1980s.

For earlier publications there are various sources such as The Illustrated London News, The Times Digital Archive which covers the period 1785-1985 as well as the 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers and The 19th Century British Library Newspapers.

The Guardian/Observer Archive is available via Proquest Historical Newspapers as follows:

  • The Guardian 1821-2003
  • The Observer 1791-2003

A number of American newspapers from the last three centuries are also available via Proquest Historical Newspapers:

  • The Atlanta Constitution 1868-1945
  • Baltimore Sun, The 1837-1986
  • Boston Globe 1872 - 1979
  • Chicago Defender 1910-1975
  • Chicago Tribune 1849-1988
  • The Christian Science Monitor 1908-1998
  • Hartford Courant 1764-1986
  • Los Angeles Times 1881-1988
  • The New York Times 1851-2008
  • New York Tribune 1841-1922
  • San Francisco Chronicle 1865-1922
  • The Wall Street Journal 1889-1994
  • The Washington Post 1877-1995

Welsh newspapers 1804-1919 are freely available from the National Library of Wales.


Last modified 21 August 2014

 
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