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Where can I access newspapers?

Answered By: Isabel O'Kelly
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2015     Views: 152

The Library subscribes to a number of hard copy newspapers including The Irish Times, The Times and El País. These newspapers may be accessed in the current journals area on the 1st floor of the McClay Library. Many more newspapers both current and historical can be accessed from newspaper databases listed on the LibGuides pages. The main newspaper databases are as follows:

19th century British Library Newspapers

19th Century British Library Newspapers contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of the 19th century British society.

 

19th Century UK Periodicals (Series 1 & 2 : New Readerships & Empire)

Series 1 contains 1.2 million pages from more than 140 titles dealing with Women, Children, Humor, Leisure and Sports. Series 2 covers the expansion of the Empire, addressing the economic as well as the non-mercantile aspects of British expansionism.

 

19th Century UK Periodicals (Series 1 & 2 : New Readerships & Empire)  

Series 1 contains 1.2 million pages from more than 140 titles dealing with Women, Children, Humor, Leisure and Sports. Series 2 covers the expansion of the Empire, addressing the economic as well as the non-mercantile aspects of British expansionism.

 

Belfast Newsletter Index  

The Belfast Newsletter was published thrice-weekly during the 18th century, in issues of four pages each. During its time, the Newsletter was seldom equalled in the breadth and quality of its coverage of local and international events.

 

America's Historical Newspapers  

America's Historical Newspapers allows users to search more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states.

British Newspapers 1600-1900  

The British Newspapers 1600-1900 is the most significant digital collection of British historic newspapers. New conservation and imaging techniques and a new cross-searchable platform adopted by the British Library offers unparalleled access and discoverability to this valuable historical and cultural archive.

 

British Periodicals  

This database provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.

 

Burney Collection newspapers  

The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.

 

Irish newspaper archive  

Full-text searchable archive of Irish Newspapers (mostly regional titles, but the Irish and Sunday Independent are included).

 

Irish Times  

The Irish Times newspaper archive contains exact reproductions of all articles published by the Irish Times from 1859 onwards.

 

News Vault  

Cross-searches all Gale newspaper and periodical archives using a single interface. Archives include 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Parts 1 & 2, 19th Century UK Periodicals: Empire, 19th Century UK Periodicals: New Readerships & Times Digital Archive

Nexis UK  

Provides access to a wide range of national and international newspapers in full text with archives.

Times digital archive, 1785-1985  

First published in 1785, The Times of London is widely considered to be the world's 'newspaper of record'. The Times Digital Archive allows users to search over 200 years of this invaluable historical source.

  

 

 

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