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About Foreign Newspaper Sources
We subscribe to the full digital archive of one international paper:
Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985 (London)
Date coverage: 1785 - 1985. An online archive of every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement published in The Times
(London) to 1985. Full page images and article images (PDF) with searchable full text. NOTE: For 1985+ use Nexis Uni
These subscription news services provide limited (current) world coverage:
Multidisciplinary database that includes current newspapers and magazines, trade journals, wire services and transcripts from around the world. Titles included change frequently; coverage is often limited to major articles; and most titles are limited to the current century.
Full-page images and article images with searchable full text of international newspapers and magazines from the last 90 days, in the original language. Includes computer-generated translations to English and other languages for some publications.
International, searchable, full text coverage of selected newspapers. (Text only; does not include images, charts.) Date coverage: 1977 - present.
Factiva Provides worldwide full text coverage of local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich websites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, historical market data. Date coverage varies by publication.
NOTE: Content does change fairly frequently – titles are lost and new titles added. In addition, 2 of the 4 sources assume that you are searching by subject across newspaper content rather than looking for a single newspaper title.
Most major world newspapers provide current news content online, either as digital, reformatted content (including images) or as a digital copy of the print. Many provide archival content on site as well; or the indexing is free, and they charge per item requested.
In addition, the Boston Public Library has: (accessible with an eCard - click to apply)
- 19th Century British Newspapers parts 1-4, The 19th Century British Newspapers collection contains full runs of 120 selected newspapers from 1739 to 1950.
- Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2009 The Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of this City of London daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2009, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
- The Irish Times (1859-2012) The Historical Irish Times collection offers both full page and article digital images in PDF format with searchable full text. Also includes the Irish Weekly Times and Irish Pictorial.
- Sunday Times (London) Digital Archive Since 1822, The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week's news and society at large.