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Newspapers - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationFactiva
A global business information and research tool that aggregates content from a wide range of resources such as newspapers, journals, magazines and newswires. Content is generally full-text although coverage is sometimes selective.
Further informationIndex New Zealand
A searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from New Zealand periodicals and newspapers. The periodicals range from academic research journals to magazines.
Further informationNews & Newspapers Collection (ProQuest)
Search and access these collections: Canadian Newsstream, International Newsstream, US Newstream and historical content for the Guardian, the Observer, the Irish Times, the Weekly Irish Times, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Scotsman, and the Wall Street Journal.
Further informationMobile appNewspaper Source Plus (EBSCOhost)
Includes full-text newspapers as well as television and radio news transcripts.
Further informationNewztext (Knowledge Basket)
A full-text archive of many of New Zealand's key news, business and industry publications.
Further informationPressReader
A newspaper database providing access to the current issue (and up to a 90 day backfile) for over 3,000 titles worldwide. The newspapers replicate the print format.
Further informationTimes Digital Archive (Gale Cengage)
A searchable full-text archive of the Times (London) newspaper and its predecessor, the Daily Universal Register. The database contains facsimile images of every issue published since 1785, including articles, photographs, letters, and advertisements.


Newspapers - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
Public accessABYZ News Links
A directory of links to online news sources from around the world. Organised on a geographical basis, it contains links to newspapers and other sites with news content such as broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies.
Further informationAustralia & New Zealand Newsstream (ProQuest)
Provides access to leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers. Combining content from Fairfax Australia, Fairfax New Zealand, News Limited, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ANZ Newsstand provides current local, regional and national news.
Further informationBritish Library Newspapers (Gale Cengage)
This database consists of two collections from the British Library - 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers and 19th Century Newspapers. The collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
Public accessCalifornia Digital Newspaper Collection
A freely accessible repository of digitised California newspapers from 1846 to the present.
Further informationCanadian Newsstream (ProQuest)
This database offers access to the full-text of Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers including The Globe and Mail.
Further informationMobile appChronicle of Higher Education
Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; current job listings; an archive of previously published content; discussion forums; and career-building tools.
Public accessChronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Public accessfindNZarticles
An index of New Zealand periodicals and newspapers administered by the National Library of New Zealand. It combines indexes from a number of New Zealand libraries and scientific organisations. Content includes news, arts and humanities, and science and technology.
Public accessGoogle News Archive
Digital image scans of over 2000 historical newspapers from around the world, especially US, UK, Canada, and Australia. Dates of inclusion vary by title from full to limited. No additional content will be added.
Further informationGuardian and The Observer (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of The Guardian, 1821 - 2003, and The Observer, 1791 - 2003.
Public accessHistorical Jewish Press
A collection of Jewish newspapers published in various countries, languages, and time periods. The database includes digital versions of each paper, making it possible to view the papers in their original layout. Full-text search is also available for all content published over the course of each newspaper’s publication.
Further informationInternational Newsstream (ProQuest)
This database provides recent news content outside of the U.S. and Canada, with archives featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. It includes African, Asian, Australia & New Zealand, European, Latin American and Middle East Newsstreams.
Further informationIrish Times and The Weekly Irish Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of The Irish Times (1859 - 3 years ago) and The Weekly Irish Times (1876-1958).
Further informationLos Angeles Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of The Los Angeles Times from 1881 - 24 years ago.
Further informationNew York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
This database offers full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times from its first issue in 1851 (when it was called the New York Daily Times) to four years ago. It includes news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements, historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements. Also includes New York Times Book Review.
Public accessNew Zealand Gazette
Online access to the official Government newspaper and authoritative journal of constitutional record.
Public accessNewspaperSG
An online resource of current and historic Singapore and Malaya newspapers. You can search the digital archive of newspapers published between 1831-2009.
Public accessNineteenth-Century Serials Edition
An online edition of six nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers: Monthly Repository (1806-1837); Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833); Northern Star (1838-1852); Leader (1850-1860); English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864); Tomahawk (1867-1870); Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890).
Public accessNiupepa: Maori newspapers
A collection of historic newspapers published primarily for a Māori audience between 1842 and 1932. The newspapers can be searched (full text), browsed (by series) or accessed by date.
Further informationObserver and The Guardian (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of The Observer, 1791 - 2003 and, The Guardian, 1821 - 2003.
Public accessOtago Daily Times Online Edition
A free online source of local, national, and international news. A multimedia platform allows users to comment on stories, vote in polls,and submit photographs and stories. The site includes an 'On campus' section and home-pages for local towns.
Public accessPapers Past
Contains digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals published between 1839 and 1945. All the newspaper titles on the site can be searched and browsed by date, region, or title.
Further informationPINI - Pacific Islands News & Information (Knowledge Basket)
A full-text database of news and information resources of the Pacific Islands. Comprises articles from newspapers, magazines, journals, bulletins and reports.
Further informationScotsman (1817-1950) (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of The Scotsman from 1817-1950.
Further informationSeventeenth-Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers (Gale Cengage)
Access the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817). The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press", totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles.
Public accessTrove Digitised Newspapers and More
An online service that enables full-text searching of Australian newspapers and magazines from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Further informationUS Newsstream (ProQuest)
This database enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.
Further informationWall Street Journal (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of the Wall Street Journal from 1889 - 18 years ago.
Public accessWelsh Newspapers Online
A free online resource from the National Library of Wales that allows users to search and access digitised newspaper publications.