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The Burney Collection

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  • Subject coverage: News materials gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) represent the largest single collection of English news media. 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
  • Size/scope: Over 700 bound volumes
  • Type of content: Newspapers, news pamphlets; media
  • Date range: Seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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FT.com

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  • Subject coverage: news
  • Size/scope: the Financial Times is an international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. In addition to the content appearing in the printed newspaper the online version gives access to personalised news alerts, specialist blogs and videos
  • Type of content: newspaper articles
  • Date range: 2006 to date
  • Level of access: full text available.

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Gale Reference Complete

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary with collections focused on journalism, history and English literature
  • Size/Scope: over 28,000 journals, 1,700 e-book editions, 13 million pages of historical primary sources and 1.5 million items of literature criticism and full-text literary works
  • Type of content: major daily and regional newspapers (Gale OneFile News), multidisciplinary journals (Gale Academic OneFile), reference works (Gale eBooks) and primary historical (Archives Unbound) and literary (Gale Literary Sources) archives
  • Date range: archival sources from 13th century onwards
  • Level of access: mixture of abstract and full-text access.

Google News Archive

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  • Subject coverage: historical archives including newspapers/magazines, news archives and legal archives
  • Type of content: newspaper articles
  • Level of access: some full text available.

The Guardian Digitised Newspaper

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  • Subject coverage: news
  • Size/scope: Guardian Digitised Newspaper provides a full facsimile of The Guardian enabling you to see the pages as they were published
  • Type of content: newspaper articles
  • Date range: 2010 to date (3 month delay)
  • Level of access: full text available.

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The Independent Digital Archive

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  • Subject coverage: news
  • Size/scope: The Independent Digital Archive provides full facsimile, searchable copies of the entire run of the newspaper, from its very first issue in 1986 until the end of 2012, enabling you to see all the stories and pages as they were published. Users can search, retrieve and browse every article, page and edition of the newspaper, gaining insight into a crucial period of 20th/21st century culture and society and how the media represented it. Featuring journalists and columnists from across the political spectrum, the paper is generally regarded as centrist, taking idiosyncratic views on the free market, social issues and culture
  • Type of content: newspaper articles
  • Date range: 1986-2016
  • Level of access: full text available

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Lexis®Library

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  • Subject coverage: Law and tax
  • Type of content: Access to UK legislation currently in force, many law report series and some full text journals and UK newspapers. Includes full text works of legal commentary, plus forms and precedents. Provides an online version of Halsbury’s Laws. Contains EU and international legal materials
  • Level of access: Some full text available.

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Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers

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  • Subject coverage: news
  • Size/scope: 11,000 academic journals indexed
  • Type of content: UK national and regional newspapers of the 19th century
  • Date range: 1800-1899
  • Level of access: facsimile full text

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Nineteenth Century Serials Edition

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  • Subject coverage: Nineteenth Century Serials
  • Size/scope: Full facsimile access of six nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers
  • Level of access: some full text available.

Onlinenewspapers.com

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  • Subject coverage: international directory of online newspapers
  • Type of content: links to online newspapers
  • Level of access: some full text available.

PressReader

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  • Subject coverage: newspapers
  • Size/scope: over 2,000 UK and international newspapers
  • Type of content: all major daily and business newspapers, also general business and industry publications
  • Type of content: facsimiles of newspapers
  • Date range: last 365 days for most titles (The Guardian last 14 days only)
  • Level of access: full text.

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The Times Digital Archive (TDA)

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  • Subject coverage: News
  • Size/scope: An excellent resource for historical and biographical research. TDA provides a full facsimile of The Times enabling you to see the pages as they were published. The paper of record, it is an authoritative source of contemporary reporting and commentary on events for the past 200 years
  • Type of content: Newspaper articles
  • Date range: 1785-2013
  • Level of access: Full text available.

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