Newspapers

The library has a large collection of UK and international newspapers, including many current publications and historic archives.

Use Library Search to find the title you are interested in.

When searching, it may be helpful to put the title in inverted commas, eg "north china herald".

Library Search will indicate the years available, and whether the library has the newspaper in print or provides online access.

Historic newspaper archives

The library gives you access to the following online newspaper archives:

Current newspapers

You also have online access to Factiva (global news publications), the Financial Times (information on accessing the Financial Times) and the Lexis Plus and Westlaw services. You can also access current and archival newspaper content from over 2300 major world newspapers via Gale OneFile: News.

The Lexis Library and Westlaw are primarily legal databases, but also provide access to a range of sources, including UK national and regional newspapers, international newspapers and newswires, and foreign language news. Many of these sources are not listed in Library Search.

How to browse and search the Lexis Library, Westlaw and Factiva resources
  Lexis Plus Westlaw Factiva 
Coverage Includes Times (London) - access to most full-text articles from 1985 to present (although some freelance content is excluded). Complements the Times Digital Archive. Regional and local newspapers with excellent coverage of UK regional papers such as Bristol (Evening) Post.

Includes a significant range of national newspapers and newswires, regional newspapers, international newspapers and newswires of business, trade and industry. UK national newspapers include Daily Express, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Guardian, Independent and the Economist.

International news source from Dow Jones covering 200 countries in 28 languages. Includes full-text of newspapers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, El País, La Repubblica and many others. Also includes newswires (e.g. Reuters, Dow Jones), magazines (e.g. Forbes, Newsweek), TV and radio podcasts, major news websites, and company reports.

How to browse

 

  • Titles are listed alphabetically
  • The 'Advanced Search' tab allows you to search for headlines and narrow down your search
  • From the International News webpage, click on a region and then a country
  • Click on the link to view a list of titles; you can select titles to browse individually
  • Type your search term on the Search page
  • Go to 'More options'
  • Next to ‘Search for free-text items in’, use the dropdown to select 'Headline'
How to search

 

  • Enter your keywords into the search box
  • Use the options on the left hand side to refine your results by geography, publication type, subject source, date, industry etc.

The list of results displayed gives only brief details. To view the full article, click on the highlighted title of the article.

  • From the International News webpage, click on a region and then on a country
  • Click on the link to view a list of titles; you can select titles to browse individually
  • Enter your keywords into the search box
The list of results displayed gives only brief details. To view the full article, click on the highlighted title of the article.
  • Select ‘Search.’
  • Type keywords into the search form. The ‘Query Genius’ will automatically add search operators.
  • Select filters required, such as date, source and region.

The list of results displayed gives only brief details. To view the full article, click on the highlighted title of the article.

Printed newspapers

A small selection of print newspapers are also available in our libraries, including:

Further resources

Many newspapers, magazines and periodicals are also available in the local public libraries, and especially in the Central Library on College Green.

Accessing the Financial Times

Information on accessing and using the Financial Times, including registering for account, using the Financial Times app and other advanced features.

Black historical newspapers

The library provides you with access to several historical archives of newspapers with a particular focus on Black history. 

 

Gale OneFile: News

Provides access to more than 2,300 major world newspapers, and includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

PressReader

Access thousands of the world's top newpapers and magazines as they are published via the Library's subscription.

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