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Newspapers and news services

Online newspapers

Library Pressdisplay Online access to over 1400 newspapers from more than 82 countries, displayed in their original format and accessible by country, language, or title. Titles are archived for up to 90 days.

Newseum Daily front pages of contributing newspapers (mainly US papers).  World newspapers, magazines, and news sites in English, sorted by country and region. Links to over 3300 newspapers in the US.

Australian news sites

See also Guide to Australian newspapers for access to other Australian newspapers.

Major international news sites

Newspapers held in the Barr Smith Library

The Barr Smith Library has a number of Australian and overseas newspapers available either in print or microfiche/microfilm format. Search by title of the newspaper in Library Search for holdings.

The State Library of South Australia holds newspapers including South Australian country newspapers and overseas newspapers. Search their catalogue by title and use their Newspaper guide.

Full-text news databases

Factiva - global news and business information, including full text coverage of thousands of newspapers (including Australian titles), same-day news wires, and company reports. Available for University of Adelaide staff and students only.

ELibrary Australasia - general news material in full-text including The Australian and The Advertiser.

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre - access to many Australian and New Zealand newspapers in full text.

Newspaper Source - selected full text for 25 regional, national (U.S.) and international newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, FOX News, NPR.

Google News - a free news aggregator selecting (by a Google algorithm) most up-to-date information from thousands of news sources.

Historical newspapers

Digitised newspapers (National Library of Australia) - historical newspapers

17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers - more than a million newspaper pages from London, the British Isles and British colonies.

New York Times index 1851+ Barr Smith Main collection 050 N53y

The Times (London) Digital Archive 1785+ is available at the State Library of South Australia or by registering with the National Library of Australia.

News services

TVNews - indexes Australian television news, current affairs and selected documentaries from the free-to-air networks with links to the digitised video content. All individual stories from a particular broadcast are indexed with a detailed synopsis. TVNews enables the searching, browsing, tracking and alerting of television events/items and programs. Updated daily.

Last updated: April 2014


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