PRESS

    Press titles from the advent of the first newspapers around 1607 in Europe. Daily and weekly newspapers, illustrated magazines of the 19th and 20th centuries, selected journals with historically, socially und culturally relevant content.
    Links to collections from archives, museums, and libraries as well as from media companies and comercial providers of historical newspapers and illustrated magazines.

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International Portals and Collections

EUROPEANA NEWSPAPERS

Digitized historical newspapers contributed by over 20 European libraries. Covers 18th to mid-20th century, with focus on the 19th c. Integrated in the The European Library platform. MORE SEARCH: Full-text (partially) ♦ cross-language integral search ♦ country ♦ title ♦ date ♦ period.
USE: Free ♦ download and use depending on contributing library ♦ Site language: EN.

GOOGLE NEWS ARCHIVE

Holdings of Google’s newspaper digitization project, stopped in 2011; integrated into Google News. Historical newspapers, predominantly in English and French with focus on the 19th c. until 1945. MORE SEARCH: Full-text integrated search ♦ title ♦ date ♦ browsing ♦ scrolling.
USE: Fee ♦ zoom ♦ scrolling ♦ no download/printing ♦ site language EN.

NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE

Offers a large selection of historical newspapers of the USA as well as individual titles from another 20 countries. From 1607 to present. Thematic dossiers and newspaper clippings. MORE SEARCH: Keywords ♦ browsing: state ♦ place ♦ title ♦ date ♦ adv. search: name ♦ place ♦ decade.
USE: Free search ♦ other functions fee-based ♦ Subscription 6 months $ 49.95. ♦ EN.

Country A bis Z

AUSTRALIA

TROVE / NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA

Australian newspapers published between 1803 and 1955; partly beyond the 1950s. Over 800 national and regional titles from all states available. Content is constantly being expanded. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ crossover search ♦ by title ♦ state ♦ day ♦ calendar ♦ other filters.
USE: Free ♦ download PDF/print issue ♦ page ♦ article ♦ jpg views ♦ OCR-text ♦ EN.

AUSTRIA

ANNO / AustriaN Newspapers Online / Austrian National Library (ÖNB)

Newspaper portal of the Austrian National Library. Digitized newspapers and magazines 1689-1944 (in public domain). Over 100 titles available. Can also be searched on Europeana newspaper. MORE SEARCH: Full-text (1689-1918/1938-1944) ♦ title ♦ language ♦ date ♦ place of publication ♦ subjects ♦ operators.
USE: Free ♦ download PDF ♦ text (OCR) ♦ print page, issue ♦ DE.

ARBEITER-ZEITUNG (1889-1991)

Central organ of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ). Influential daily, focus on politics, culture and economy. Founded in 1889 by V. Adler, ceased 1991. Online from 1945 to 1989. MORE SEARCH: No full-text search ♦ year, month ♦ day ♦ scroll.
USE: Free ♦ free registration ♦ zoom ♦ save pages in personal archive ♦ DE.

DIE FACKEL (1899-1936)

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USE: Infotext coming soon ♦ Download PDF ♦ Drucken: Seiten, Nr., Artikel ♦ OCR-Text ♦ EN

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BELGIUM

BELGICA / Bibliothèque royale de Belgique KBR

Belgian newspapers in French, Dutch and German from 1831 to 1970; links to cultural journals (1871-1958) and the Gazette de Leyde (1750-1793). Over 70 titles available. MORE SEARCH: Full-text (AND/NOT), integral/issue ♦ date ♦ year ♦ period (calendar) ♦ title.
USE: Free ♦ only titles in public domain ♦ no function for dl/print ♦ zoom ♦ FR,NL.

BRAZIL

HEMEROTECA DIGITAL / Biblioteca nacional digital do Brasil

Wide range of Brazilian newspapers and magazines from the collection of the Brazilian National Library. From the first publications from 1808 until today. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ adv. search: keyword ♦ title ♦ period ♦ date ♦ place of publication.
USE: Free ♦ scrolling ♦ zoom ♦ partially protected by copyright ♦ PT.

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CANADA

BAnQ / BIBLIOTHÈQUE ET ARCHIVES NATIONALES DU QUÉBEC / Revues et journaux québécois

Extensive collection of predominantly French-speaking daily newspapers and magazines of the Canadian province of Québec. Covers the period from the 16th century to the present. MORE SEARCH: Full-text (partly) ♦ date (calendar) ♦ zoom ♦ section ♦ browsing (journals).
USE: Freely accessible ♦ download PDF, print ♦ site language FR.

BC HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS / THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Wide selection of historical newspapers, especially local titles,in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Covers the period from 1865 to 1989. MORE SEARCH: Full-text, integral ♦ filter: time range ♦ list of titles ♦ year/date (calendar).
USE: Free ♦ scroll ♦ zoom ♦ OCR-text ♦ download page ♦ for use: see Rights ♦ EN.

HISTORICAL CANADIAN NEWSPAPERS ON GOOGLE NEWS ARCHIVE

Holdings of Google’s newspaper digitization project, stopped in 2011; integrated into Google News. Historical newspapers with focus on the 19th c. until 1945. Includes various Canadian titles. MORE SEARCH: Full-text integrated search ♦ title ♦ date ♦ browsing ♦ scrolling.
USE: Fee ♦ zoom ♦ scrolling ♦ no download/printing ♦ site language EN.

THE BRITISH COLONIST (1858-1951) / University of Victoria Libraries

Founded in 1858 in Victoria. For a long time it was the leading daily newspaper in British Columbia, focusing on Victoria and western Canada. Platform with access to Internet archives. MORE SEARCH: Browse by date ♦ adv. search: keyword (AND/OR) ♦ phrase ♦ time range.
USE: Free research ♦for scholarly purposes ♦ dl PDF ♦ any further use only with permission ♦ EN.

CROATIA

CROATIAN HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS / NATIONAL AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ZAGREB NSK

Wide selection of historical Croatian newspapers from 1789 to 1940. Titles in Croatian, German and also in Italian. MORE SEARCH: Full-text search ♦ year ♦ date (calendar) ♦ region.
USE: Free ♦ image without marking ♦ OCR ♦ zoom (reduced) ♦ dl JPEG ♦ site language HR.

AGRAMER ZEITUNG (1830-1912) / ANNO

Established in 1830. German-speaking daily newspaper, which addressed the German-speaking upper class in Croatia (Austria-Hungary). Cease in 1912. Online from 1841, not all years available. MORE SEARCH: Full-text: keyword ♦ newspaper title.
USE: Free ♦ download PDF, text (OCR) ♦ print page, issue ♦ DE.

DENMARK

MEDIASTREAM / ROYAL DANISH LIBRARY

Wide selection of historical Danish newspapers from the State Newspaper Collection. From the beginning of the press in Denmark 1666 to 1917 (Public Domain). Access to later issues on site. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ filter: time period (calendar) ♦ date ♦ title list ♦ publication location.
USE: Free  search: all ♦ full access until end of 1917 ♦ zoom ♦ browse ♦ dl PDF ♦ DA, EN.

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ENGLAND

BRITISH NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE (BNA)

British press from 1710 to 1950 (in public domain). Over 410 titles available, from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland. Mainly regional and local press, but also national titles. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ adv. search: period ♦ article type ♦ title ♦ county ♦ region ♦ further filters.
USE: Fee-based: 1 month £ 9.95 ♦ 12 m £ 79.95 ♦ print/download (pages only) ♦ OCR text ♦ EN.

THE LONDON GAZETTE (Since 1665) / Official public record

Official Gazette of the Government of Great Britain since 1665. Includes notices, e.g. concerning laws, elections, bankruptcies, appointments and honors in offices and in the army. MORE SEARCH: Keyword ♦ filter: notice type ♦ locations ♦ editions (London, Edinburgh, Belfast) ♦ date ♦ time range.
USE: Free ♦ browsing ♦ download PDF ♦ EN.

THE INTERNET LIBRARY OF EARLY JOURNALS (ILEJ)

Important early British magazines, 3 of the 18th century and 3 of the 19th century, on culture, science, technology and contemporary events. Each magazine only available for a period of 20 years. MORE SEARCH: Full-text search only in part: Index topic ♦ author ♦ title ♦ browse: title ♦ year ♦ content.
USE: Free ♦ browse ♦EN.

THE GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER DIGITAL ARCHIVE

The Guardian (1821-2003): influential British daily newspaper. The Observer (1791-2003): the oldest Sunday newspaper in the world. From 1993, sister paper of the Guardian. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ advanced search: Keyword ♦ date range ♦ date.
USE: Free search ♦ fee-based: 24 hours pass £ 7.95 ♦ 3 days £ 14.95 ♦ 1 month £ 49.95 ♦ EN.

THE SPECTATOR ARCHIVE

Established 1828. Influential British weekly magazine. Content: British and international events, politics, culture and literary contributions. Conservative political orientation. Available until 2008. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ filter: period ♦ date ♦ keyword ♦ topics ♦ browse: year ♦ date ♦ scroll.
USE: Free access ♦ OCR-text and facsimile ♦ print: only text ♦ EN.

THE STRAND MAGAZINE / Internet Archive

British Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1891-1950). Contents: Short prose by important authors, science and technology, current events, portraits, photos and graphics. Available until 1923 only. MORE SEARCH: No full-text search ♦ Browse: Year ♦ Volume (Internet Archive, digitized by Google).
USE: Free ♦ in public domain ♦ download in various formats ♦ EN.

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (1842-2003) / HathiTrust

Renowned and first illustrated weekly magazine world-wide (1842-2003). Content: National and international events, politics, culture, science and technology. Available 1843-1875. MORE SEARCH: Volume/year ♦ full-text in single volume ♦ scroll, flip, thumbnail ♦ adv. search all + filter.
USE: Free ♦ zoom ♦ download pages ♦ download entire volume is restricted ♦ EN.

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ESTONIA

DIGAR /  ESTONIAN ARTICLES / The National Library of Estonia

Estonian newspapers and magazines. National, regional and foreign-based titles in Estonian, German and Russian. Historical papers from 1821 to 1944. Following years up until today. MORE SEARCH: Keyword ♦ article type ♦ author ♦ language ♦ date range ♦ date ♦ browse: title ♦ date (calendar).
USE: Free ♦ from 1945 often  accessible only at the National Library ♦ Print, dl PDF, OCR-text ♦ ET, RU, EN.

FRANCE

GALLICA /Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BnF)

Digital platform of the BnF. Wide selection of press titles, i.a. the most important national newspapers from the 19th c. to 1944. Specialized papers and magazines, regional and colonial newspaper titles. MORE SEARCH: Full-text search ♦ title ♦ year ♦ date ♦ scrolling.
USE: Free ♦ download document/page as PDF  ♦ site language: FR (DE, EN, ES, PT).

RETRO NEWS

French Press, 1631-1945. Most important daily newspapers, regional titles, illustrated magazines, satire magazines and colonial presses. Topical dossiers. In collaboration with BnF-Partenariats. MORE SEARCH:Search terms (AND) ♦ title ♦ newspaper type ♦ time range ♦ date ♦ adv. search.
USE: Fee-based ♦ free search ♦ full functionalities with subscription: € 15 month ♦ € 150 year ♦ FR, EN.

L’ILLUSTRATION (1843-1944) / HathiTrust

Renowned illustrated weekly magazine (1843-1944), published in Paris. Content: National and international events, politics, culture and portraits, illustrations. Available 1843-1876. MORE SEARCH: Keyword all titles ♦ adv. search: title ♦ date ♦ period ♦ language ♦ browsing.
USE: Free ♦ Zoom ♦ scroll ♦ dl. / print: pages, cut-outs, whole numbers ♦ EN.

L’ILLUSTRATION (1843-1944) / Société L‘Illustration

Renowned illustrated weekly magazine (1843-1944), published in Paris. Content: National and international events, politics, culture and portraits, illustrations and photographs. MORE SEARCH: Search terms (several) ♦ chronology.
USE: Fee-based ♦ access 24 hours € 20 ♦ 1 year € 228/390 ♦; (Searching is free) ♦ FR.

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GERMANY / GDR

BAYERISCHE ZEITUNGEN 1848-1850 / Bayrische Landesbibliothek Online BLO

15 newspapers of the March Revolution 1848-1850 from Augsburg, Bamberg, Munich, Nuremberg and Würzburg. Documents the whole spectrum from radical democratic to conservative positions. MORE SEARCH: Title ♦ date/calendar ♦ no full-text search (only digitized image).
USE: Free ♦ browsing ♦ download PDF pages/issues ♦ DE, EN (partially).

UNIVERSITÄT- UND LANDESBIBLIOTHEK BONN / Historische Zeitungen

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USE: Infotext coming soon ♦ Download PDF ♦ Drucken: Seiten, Nr., Artikel ♦ OCR-Text ♦ EN

UNIVERSITÄT- UND LANDESBIBLIOTHEK DÜSSELDORF / Historical Newspapers

Historical newspapers and magazines of the city of Düsseldorf as well as Aachen, Cologne, Koblenz and Stuttgart. Spans period from the middle of the 18th century to the 1920s. MORE SEARCH: Keyword + type of document: Newspapers ♦ title ♦ year ♦ issue.
USE: Free ♦ scroll ♦ zoom ♦ download PDF ♦ DE.

DDR-PRESSE / STAATSBIBLIOTHEK ZU BERLIN / ZEFYS

The most important daily press titles of the Soviet occupation zone (1945-1949) and the German Democratic Republic GDR (1945-1989 / 90): Neues Deutschland, Berliner Zeitung, Neue Zeit. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ integral search ♦ date/calendar ♦ period ♦ headings ♦ further filters.
USE: Free ♦ register (exlogon) ♦ download PDF ♦ print page/issue ♦ site language DE.

WEIMAR STUDIES NETWORK (WSN) / Digitized Periodicals

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USE: Infotext coming soon ♦ Download PDF ♦ Drucken: Seiten, Nr., Artikel ♦ OCR-Text ♦ EN

FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG FAZ (1949-1993) / Archiv

Established in 1949, one of the leading nationwide German daily newspapers. Center-right and business-friendly. Extensive reporting on politics and business; renowned for its cultural pages. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ adv. search: category ♦ subject ♦ person ♦ department ♦ period ♦ date.
USE: Only through educational institutions: library, university i.a. ♦ dl PDF pages/articles ♦ DE.

digiPress DIGITALISIERTE ZEITUNGEN BAYERNS / Bayerische Staatsbibliothek BSB

Platform for digitized historical newspapers of Bavaria. I.a. Bavarian newspapers 1848-1850 (15 titles of the revolutionary years); Passauer Neue Zeitungen; Mittelbayrische Zeitung; about 29 titles. MORE SEARCH: Full-text (partly) ♦ facsimile image (without full-text search): year/day/calendar: 1807-1965.
USE: Free ♦ download PDF (restricted) ♦ print PDF: page/issue ♦ DE.

ILLUSTRIERTE MAGAZINE DER KLASSISCHEN MODERNE / SLUB DRESDEN

Major German illustrated magazines from the time of the Weimar Republic. 10 titles. Themes: Culture, family, entertainment, fashion, sports. Short portraits of titles, information on context and research. MORE SEARCH: Keywords (controlled vocabulary) ♦ title ♦ browse ♦ table of contents ♦(full-text search is planned).
USE: Free ♦ zoom ♦ no function for download/print ♦ save pages ♦ site languages DE, EN.

DER SPIEGEL / Spiegel-Archiv (1947-heute)

Influential German news magazine. Reports on politics, society and culture at home and abroad. Is characterized by reports, background analyses and investigative journalism. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ year ♦ edition ♦ table of contents.
USE: Free access ♦ OCR-text ♦ facsimile-picture (original layout) ♦ Download PDF ♦ © with publisher ♦ DE.

SIMPLICISSIMUS (1896-1944) / Klassik Stiftung Weimar

The most illustrious German satirical magazine. Criticized from a progressive-democratic point of view the rulers and society of the imperial empire and Weimar Republic. In 1933 forced into line by the Nazis. MORE SEARCH: Keywords (list) ♦ list of persons ♦ scroll: year ♦ number ♦ page.
USE: Free ♦ zoom ♦ magnifying glass ♦ download issue ♦ DE.

DIE ZEIT / Print-Archiv (1946-2015)

Renowned German weekly. Reports on German and International events, on politics, society and culture. It is characterized by in-depth background articles, analyzes and debates. MORE SEARCH: Browse: Year ♦ issue (No.) ♦ table of contents.
USE: Free access ♦ only text ♦ no original image (facsimile) ♦ print: article ♦ protected by copyright ♦ DE.

ZEFYS ZEITUNGSINFORMATIONSSYSTEM / STAATSBIBLIOTHEK ZU BERLIN SBB

Best access platform to Germany’s digitized historical press. GDR press; office press of Prussia; list of digitized press titles in Germany (over 160 titles); newspaper database ZDB. MORE SEARCH: Full-text search (only single titles) ♦ date/overview by year of available titles 1739-1946.
USE: Free ♦ register for GDR press ♦ download/print PDF: page or issue ♦ DE, EN.

ZEITUNGEN DES 17. JAHRUNDERTS / Digitale Sammlungen der SuUB Bremen

Comprehensive collection of German-speaking newspapers of the 17th c. (century of the founding of the press). 293 newspaper titles from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Eastern Europe. MORE SEARCH: Title ♦ year/calendar ♦ place of publication/printing ♦ no full-text search (only digitized image).
USE: Free ♦ save/print page ♦ function planned for PDF download ♦ DE, EN.

TITEL DES LINKS

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USE: Infotext coming soon ♦ Download PDF ♦ Drucken: Seiten, Nr., Artikel ♦ OCR-Text ♦ EN

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IRELAND

IRISH NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES

The most comprehensive archive for digitized Irish newspapers. Includes over 40 national and regional titles since 1738, in English and Gaelic. Partially newspapers are available until the 1990s. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ integral across all titles ♦ county ♦ period ♦ year ♦ scroll.
USE: Fee-based: 1 day €10, 1 month €30, 1 year €178 ♦ download PDF ♦ for personal use.

THE IRISH TIMES / Digital Archive (1859 – today)

One of the leading and most influential daily newspapers of Ireland. Founded in 1859 as a Protestant Unionist paper. Later it became a critical paper of liberal (right) orientation. MORE SEARCH: Full-text search ♦ period ♦ date ♦ scrolling.
USE: Exclusive access for “digital” subscribers ♦ Print ♦ download ♦ Protected by copyright.

ICELAND (and FAROE ISLANDS, GREENLAND

TIMARIT.IS / National and University Library of Iceland

Newspapers, illustrated magazines and journals of Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Spans the 19th and 20th centuries up to recent time. Over 1000 titles online. Access on the web partly restricted. MORE SEARCH: Full-text integral ♦ advanced search: title ♦ period ♦ day ♦ browsing.
USE: Free access ♦ OCR-text ♦ download PDF/JPG ♦ site languages: IS, FO, KL, DA, EN.

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ITALY

CORRIERE DELLA SERA / Archivio Storico (1876-today)

Important Italian daily newspaper with a long tradition. Founded 1876 and based in Milan. High-quality reporting on current affairs, politics, business and culture in Italy and in the world. MORE SEARCH: Search term ♦ period ♦ edition ♦ author ♦ area ♦ personality ♦ organization, locality.
USE: Fee-based ♦ subscription: 1st month: € 0.99 ♦ afterwards: € 9.99/month ♦ personal archive ♦ IT.

EPOCA (1950-1997)

Renowned Italian illustrated weekly. Reports on current events, politics and culture at home and abroad. Famous for pictures and reports by important photographers. Not fully available. MORE SEARCH:No full-text search ♦ year ♦ issue ♦ browse ♦ DVD for index search available.
USE: Free ♦ print page ♦ download PDF ♦ IT.

LANDESBIBLIOTHEK DR. FRIEDRICH TEβMANN / Teβmanndigital

Historical South Tyrolean newspapers and magazines of the 19th and 20th century in German, Italian and Ladin. About 50 titles online. MORE SEARCH: Keyword ♦ filter: title ♦ date range/date ♦ location ♦ person ♦ organization ♦ Title A-Z ♦ titles by year overview.
USE: Free ♦ ©: CC/non-commercial ♦ browse ♦ print ♦ download PDF ♦ DE, IT, EN.

LA STAMPA / ARCHIVIO STORICO DAL 1867

Founded in Turin in 1867; one of Italy’s leading daily newspapers. From 1926 partly, from 1952 on fully owned by the family Agnelli (FIAT). Independent, of liberal orientation. Available until 2005. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ adv. search ♦ various filters: period ♦ date ♦ headings (AND/OR/NOT) ♦ zoom.
USE: Free (see © information) ♦ OCR text ♦ download PDF ♦, print♦ site language IT.

LIECHTENSTEIN

LIECHTENSTEINISCHE ZEITUNGEN / eLiechteinsteinensia / Liechtenstein State Library

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USE: Free ♦ scroll ♦ zoom ♦ download PDF ♦ search term unmarked ♦ DE.

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LUXEMBOURG

BIBLIOTHÈQUE NATIONAL DE LUXEMBOURG / National Library of Luxembourg

Extensive collection of digitized Luxembourg newspapers and magazines in German, French, and Letzeburgisch. 1841 to mid-20th century, partially until 2007. MORE SEARCH: Mostly full-text search ♦ title ♦ date/calendar ♦ scroll ♦ zoom.
USE: Free ♦ dl PDF ♦ print: pages ♦ issues ♦ articles (cut out) ♦ languages FR, EN, DE.

NETHERLANDS

DELPHER / National Library of the Netherlands

Extensive selection of historical newspapers and periodicals of the Netherlands, the Dutch colonies and overseas territories. Period 1618 – 1995; over 250 titles available. MORE SEARCH:Full-text ♦ adv. search: keyword ♦ period ♦ region ♦ title ♦ place of publication ♦ operators.
USE: Free ♦ browsing ♦ zoom ♦ print ♦ download PDF/JPG/TXT ♦ site language NL.

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NEW ZEALAND

PAPERSPAST / National Library of New Zealand

Extensive collection of historical newspapers (English and Maori). Over 120 newspapers and magazines from all regions of New Zealand. Covered period 1989 – 1948. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ advance search ♦ browsing by date ♦ title ♦ regions.
USE: Access free ♦ download/print as PDF/PNG (high resolution) ♦ language: EN, Maori.

NORWAY

DIGITALE AVISER / National Library of Norway (Nasjonalbiblioteket)

Newspaper portal of the National Library of Norway. Historical Norwegian newspapers and magazines from 1763 to early 20th c., in part until recently. 10 titles online. Is constantly being expanded. MORE SEARCH: Choose Aviser ♦ full text search ♦ title ♦ date.
USE: Free access ♦ download PDF ♦ print ♦ site language NO.

PORTUGAL

HEMEROTECA DIGITAL

Historical newspapers, illustrated magazines and journals of Portugal as well as the former Portuguese colonies. From 1715 to 1993 (in public domain). MORE SEARCH: No full-text search ♦ title A-Z ♦ year ♦ day ♦ chronology ♦ geography ♦ publication type.
USE: Free access ♦ printing ♦ saving PDF ♦ site language PT.

DIARIO DE LISBOA (1921-1982) / Casa Comum

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USE: Free access ♦ download PDF ♦ print ♦ site language NO.

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SCOTLAND

BRITISH NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE (BNA)

British press from 1710 to 1950 (in public domain). Over 410 titles available, from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland. Includes 29 Scottish titles. MORE SEARCH: Full-text ♦ adv. search: period ♦ article type ♦ title ♦ county ♦ region ♦ further filters.
USE: Fee-based: 1 month £9.95 ♦ 12 m £79.95 ♦ print/download (pages only) ♦ OCR text ♦ EN.

THE SCOTTSMAN DIGITAL ARCHIVE (1817-present)

Scotland’s most important newspaper. Founded in 1817, based in Edinburgh. Reports on politics, society, business, culture and sports in Scotland, Great Britain and in the world. Accessible until 1950. MORE SEARCH: Advanced search: Keywords (multiple, exclude) ♦ period ♦ date ♦ article type.
USE: Fee-based: 2 days £7.95 ♦ 7 days £ 19.95 ♦ 30 days £ 39.95 ♦ 12 months £ 99.99 ♦ EN.

SWEDEN

DIGITIZED SWEDISH NEWSPAPERS / National Library of Sweden

Historical Swedish newspapers from the 17th to the early 20th century. Around 24 titles are available, focusing on the 19th century. MORE SEARCH: Full-text search ♦ keywords ♦ browsing: title ♦ date/calendar.
USE: Freely accessible ♦ download PDF ♦ language SE.

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SWITZERLAND

SWISS PRESS ONLINE (SPOL) / Swiss National Library

Digitized historical Swiss newspapers in all 4 country languages. Currently 25 titles available. In addition, list of links to press titles, which were digitized with the help of the Swiss National Library (NB). MORE SEARCH: Full-text single title/across all ♦ adv. search: operators ♦ period ♦ date ♦ browse.
USE: Free (personal use) ♦ print ♦ download PDF ♦ send ♦ site languages DE, FR, IT, EN.

E-PERIODICA / Swiss journals online / ETH Zurich

Journals and magazines in the 4 languages of the country: German, French, Italian and Romansh. Focus on history, culture, politics and scientific areas, from the beginning of the 18th century. MORE SEARCH: Keyword/filters ♦ adv. search: title ♦ author ♦ publisher ♦ ISSN ♦ browse: title A-Z.
USE: Free for non-commercial purposes (priv., educ., sc.) ♦ see legal notice ♦ dl PDF ♦ DE, FR, EN.

NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG / NZZ (1780-present)

Established in 1780. One of the world’s most renowned daily newspaper and the oldest still appearing title of Switzerland. Right-wing, focus: international coverage, Switzerland, Zurich, business and culture. MORE SEARCH: Keywords ♦ period ♦ date ♦ authors.
USE: Fee-based ♦ free for subscribers ♦ search free ♦ viewing/dl PDF: CHF 3.50 per page ♦ DE.

LE TEMPS ARCHIVES : Le Journal de Genève / La Gazette de Lausanne / Le Nouveau Quotidien

Le Journal de Genève (1826-1998), La Gazette de Lausanne (1798-1998), Le Nouveau Quotidien (1991-1998). Historically important daily newspapers of French-speaking Switzerland. Fully available. MORE SEARCH: Search terms ♦ adv. search: term ♦ exclusion of terms ♦ title ♦ date/period ♦ scroll.
USE: Free access ♦ zoom ♦ download issues as PDF ♦ site languages: FR, EN, DE, IT.

L’EXPRESS (1738-peresent) – L’IMPARTIAL (1881-present) / Archives Historiques

The two leading newspapers of the Canton of Neuchâtel. L’Express, est. in 1738, is the oldest French-language newspaper in Switzerland. L’Impartial was established in 1881. Accessible until 2016. MORE SEARCH: Adv. search: terms ♦ exclusion term ♦ title ♦ date/date range ♦ browse by year ♦ date.
USE: Free access ♦ zoom ♦ scroll ♦ print page ♦ download issue as PDF ♦ FR.

SCRIPTORIUM / BUCL / Historical press of the Canton of Vaud

Historical newspapers and illustrated magazines of the Canton of Vaud. Contains, i.a. Gazettes of the 18th century, the daily newspapers 24 Heures and Le Matin, the magazines L’Illustré and L’Hebdo. MORE SEARCH: Keyword ♦ date range ♦ filter: title ♦ browse: title ♦ flip.
USE: Free access ♦ partly only for private purposes (in copyright) ♦ dl issue ♦ FR.

DIGIBERN / UB / Berner Kultur und Geschichte im Internet

The platform includes i.a. the two historical Bernese newspapers Gazette de Berne (1669-1798) and the Intelligenzblatt von und für die Stadt Bern (1834-1922) as well as links to other titles. MORE SEARCH:Title ♦ search term ♦ date range ♦ browse: title ♦ year ♦ month ♦ day.
USE: Free ♦ article ♦ page ♦ download article as PDF ♦ DE.

SCHAFFHAUSER NACHRICHTEN / The Archive from 1861

Est. 1881, the most important daily newspaper of the Canton of Schaffhausen; until 1940 Schaffhauser Intelligenzblatt. Covers society, politics, business, culture. Region, Switzerland, international events. MORE SEARCH: Search term ♦ person ♦ date range ♦ browse: year ♦ month ♦ issue (date).
USE: Fee-based ♦ free for subscribers ♦ daily license CHF 2.10 ♦ text ♦ original layout PDF ♦ DE.

AARGAU DIGITAL / Staatsarchiv Aargau / Aargauer Presse

Historical newspapers and magazines of the Canton Aargau. The portal is under construction. Currently, 17 newspapers from the 19th century are online. MORE SEARCH: No full-text search ♦ title ♦ year ♦ browse.
USE: Free ♦ zoom ♦ download PDF ♦ site languages DE, EN.

ZEITUNGEN DES 17. JAHRUNDERTS (Swiss newspaper titles) / Digitale Sammlungen der SuUB Bremen

Comprehensive collection of German-speaking newspapers of the 17th century. Includes about 20 titles published in Switzerland. Printed in Berne, St. Gallen, Solothurn, Schaffhausen and Zurich. MORE SEARCH: Title ♦ year/calendar ♦ place of publication, printing locations ♦ no full-text search (only image).
USE: Free ♦ save/print by page ♦ function planned for PDF download ♦ DE.

DU (1941-present) / E-Perodica / ETH

Swiss cultural magazine. Est. in 1941 by Arnold Kübler. An icon of cultural life in Switzerland, focusing on art, photography, literature, philosophy, architecture and history. Available up to 2015. MORE SEARCH: Adv. search: keyword ♦ title: DU ♦ author ♦ browse: title ♦ year ♦ issue ♦ table of contents.
USE: Free for non-commercial purposes (priv., educ., sc.) ♦ see legal notice ♦ dl PDF ♦ DE, FR, EN.

ARCHIVIO DIGITALE SBT / Quotidiani e Periodici

Historical newspapers and magazines of the canton Ticino, 19th and 20th century. Includes i.a. the newspapers Gazzetta Ticinese and Libera Stampa, and the magazine L’Illustrazione Ticinese. MORE SEARCH: Search term ♦ date range ♦ newspaper title.
USE: Free search ♦ some titles are only accessible at 4 cantonal libraries (in copyright) ♦ IT.

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SLOVENIA

THE DIGITAL LIBRARY OF SLOVENIA / National and University Library (NUL)

Historical press of Slovenia since 1793. Newspapers, illustrated magazines and journals, predominantly in Slovenian language with focus on the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. MORE SEARCH: Title A-Z ♦ search term ♦ filter: media type (newspapers/časopisje) ♦ country ♦ language ♦ year ♦ rights.
USE: Mainly in public domain (indicate source) ♦ partly only for private use ♦ see Terms of Use ♦ SL, EN.

SPAIN

VIRTUAL LIBRARY OF HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS / BIBLIOTHECA VIRTUAL DE PRENSA HISTÓRICA

Historical press of Spain. Newspapers, magazines and magazines in all the languages ​​of the country. From the middle of the 18th century to the present. MORE SEARCH: Search term ♦ filter: language ♦ title, press type ♦ locality ♦ year ♦ scroll ♦ calendar: year ♦ month ♦ day.
USE: Mainly in public domain ♦ partly only private use ♦ print/dl PDF ♦ ES, CA, EU, GL, EN.

LA VANGUARDIA /  HEMEROTECA  from 1881

Major Spanish daily newspaper, leading in Catalonia. Since 2001 also published in Catalan. Est. 1881, based in Barcelona. Reporting on regional, national and international affairs und culture. MORE SEARCH: Search term ♦ period/date ♦ exclude terms.
USE: Free access ♦ © by the publisher ♦ download as PDF ♦ print ♦ ES.

HEMEROTECA DIGITAL / Biblioteca Nacional de España

Extensive collection of historical Spanish newspapers and illustrated magazines, in all the languages ​​of the country. Available are titles from 1683 to about 1945. MORE SEARCH: Search terms (AND/OR/NOT) ♦ title A-Z ♦ subject ♦ locality ♦ time range ♦ year ♦ scroll.
USE: Free access ♦ download issues as PDF ♦ site languages ES, CA, EU, GL, EN, FR.

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / USA

CHRONICLING AMERICA / Historic American Newspapers / Library of Congress

Wide collection of US historical newspapers in public domain from the period between 1836 and 1922. National and regional titles from all federal states. Over 2000 titles available. MORE SEARCH: Full-text integral/title ♦ adv. search: federal state ♦ title ♦ date ♦ period ♦ language ♦ browse.
USE: Free ♦ zoom ♦ scroll ♦ download/print: pages, cut-outs, whole issues ♦ EN.

ACCESSIBLE ARCHIVES

Historical newspapers, illustrated magazines and periodicals of the 18th, 19th and early 20th century. Documents, partly with thematic collections, the history and social development of the USA. MORE SEARCH: Search term: across everything or title ♦ browse titles ♦ year ♦ issues.
USE: Fee-based ♦ personal subscriptions: $74.95/year ♦ $24.95/quarterly ♦ institutions ♦ EN.

CALIFORNIA DIGITAL NEWSPAPER COLLECTION  (CDNC) / UC Riverside

Vast collection of historical California newspapers from 1846 to the present. Around 100 titles online, including California’s first newspaper, Californian, and first daily, Daily Alta California. MORE SEARCH:Search term ♦ adv. search: date range ♦ title ♦ browse: title ♦ date ♦ day ♦ county.
USE: Free access ♦ in public domain (before 1923) ♦ partly in copyright ♦ OCR-text ♦ Dl issue PDF ♦ EN.

HATHI TRUST Digital Library

Provides access to historical magazines and journals published in the USA and in other countries. Mainly titles in English. From various sources, partly in public domain, partly in copyright. MORE SEARCH: Keyword across holdings/coll. /title + filters ♦ adv. search: sentence ♦ year ♦ language ♦ media type.
USE: Partly free ♦ Full use only through HathiTrust partners ♦ Dl/print pages ♦ EN.

MAKING OF AMERICA (MOA) / Cornell University Library

Collection of 22 major American illustrated magazines and journals. Documents the history, the sciences and the social developments of the USA from the 1830s to 1900. MORE SEARCH: Search terms (AND/OR/NOT) ♦ title ♦ author ♦ browse: title ♦ vol./year ♦ issue ♦ flip.
USE: Free (indicate credit) ♦ print page ♦ EN.

UNZ.org / Periodicals, Books, and Authors

Illustrated magazines and journal in English, especially titles published in the USA such as The Atlantic Monthly, The Harper’s Monthly or The Nation. From the 1820s to the present. MORE SEARCH: „Reactive Clouds“ ♦ title ♦ year ♦ issue ♦ article ♦ adv. search: term ♦ title ♦ period ♦ topic.
USE: Free access ♦ more recent issues/tiles are mostly not readable ♦ print article as PDF ♦ EN.

COLLIER’S (1888-1757) / HathiTrust

One of the largest selling illustrated weekly magazines. Renowned for background reports and literary texts by eminent writers as well as for illustrations and photojournalism. Accessible 1899-1922. MORE SEARCH: Title ♦ volume/year ♦ search term across volume ♦ scroll ♦ flip.
USE: Free ♦ in Public Domain (further volumes restricted access) ♦ download page ♦ EN.

COLLIER’S / COLLIER’S WEEKLY (1888-1757) / UNZ.org

One of the largest selling illustrated weekly magazines. Renowned for background reports and literary texts by eminent writers as well as for illustrations and photojournalism. Accessible 1926-1957. MORE SEARCH: Title ♦ year ♦ issue ♦ article ♦ adv. search: search term ♦ author ♦ text type.
USE: Free access ♦ Print article as PDF ♦ EN.

FRANK LESLIE’S ILLUSATRATED NEWSPAPER (1855-1922) / Accessible Archives

Founded 1855; one of the first illustrated magazines in the USA. Content: Politics & events at home and abroad, travel reports, serialized novels, art, book reviews, sports. Available 1855-1922. MORE SEARCH: Index ♦ browse year/issue, table of contents ♦ keyword search ♦ adv. search.
USE: Fee-based: $8.95 month ♦$19.95 qu. ♦ $64 year ♦ download/print: pages, cut-outs.

FRANK LESLIE’S ILLUSATRATED NEWSPAPER (1855-1922) / Internet Archive

Founded 1855; one of the first illustrated magazines in the USA. Content: Politics & events at home and abroad, travel reports, serialized novels, art, book reviews, sports. Available Vols. 11-22 (1860-1866). MORE SEARCH: No full-text search ♦ volume ♦ year ♦ issue ♦ scroll ♦ flip.
USE: Free ♦ in public domain ♦ download vol. as PDF ♦ EN.

FRANK LESLIE’S ILLUSATRATED NEWSPAPER / Hathi Trust Digital Library

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HARPER’S MAGAZINE / HARPER’S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE / HARPER’S MONTHLY MAGAZINE / Hathi Trust

Founded 1850; one of the oldest illustrated magazines in the USA. Appears monthly. Focus on literature, essays and reports on politics and society. Available 1850-1922 (in public domain). MORE SEARCH: Keyword integral/volume ♦ browse year/volume/issue ♦ table of contents ♦ scroll.
USE: Free ♦ download/print pages (text only) ♦ full use through HathiTrust partners ♦ EN.

HARPER’S MAGAZINE (HARPER’S MONTHLY MAGAZINE) / Harper’s Magazine

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HARPER’S WEEKLY (1857-1916) / HathiTrust

Influential American illustrated weekly magazine. Covered politics, culture, domestic and foreign news. Furthermore essays, illustrations and cartoons. Available 1860-1916 (with gaps). MORE SEARCH: Search term all/single volume ♦ browse: year/volume/issue ♦ table of contents ♦ scroll ♦ flip.
USE: Free access ♦ download/print page ♦ full use restricted to HathiTrust partners ♦ EN.

LIFE MAGAZINE (1936-1972) / Google Books

Legendary American weekly magazine, the epitome of photojournalism. Employed outstanding photographers and reported on national and international current affairs. MORE SEARCH: Search term across all issues/single issue ♦ browse: year ♦ issue ♦ scroll ♦ flip ♦ zoom.
USE: Free access ♦ only read ♦ EN.

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SCRIBNER’S MONTHLY / THE CENTURY MAGAZINE (1870-1928) / UNZ.org

Est. in 1870; Prestigious illustrated monthly magazine. Important subjects were literature, essays, biographies; articles on art, society, moral issues and the events of the day. Available 1870-1928. MORE SEARCH: Search term ♦ adv. search ♦ browsing: year ♦ issue ♦ table of contents ♦ article.
USE: Free ♦ download/print article PDF ♦ site language EN.

THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN (1890-1899) / HathiTrust

Illustrated weekly magazine. Introduced photojournalism in the USA. Main topics: Reports on the events at home and abroad, on culture, everyday culture, fashion and sports. Fully available. MORE SEARCH: Keyword across all issues/issue ♦ volume ♦ year ♦ issue ♦ scroll.
USE: Reading free ♦ Print and download only via HathiTrust partner libraries.

THE ATLANTIC / THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY (1857-present)

Prestigious US monthly magazine. Focus on politics, culture, society, literary contributions from eminent authors, essays and debates. Articles not accessible from Jan. 1964 to Sept. 1992. MORE SEARCH: Keywords (AND) ♦ phrase ♦ wildcard ♦ date range ♦ (Free access: year, number, some articles).
USE: Premium Archive: Pass for 1 mo./24 hours ♦ Per article: $ 2.95 ♦ Partially freely accessible ♦ EN.

THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY (1857- present) / UNZ.org

Prestigious US monthly magazine. Focus on politics, culture, society, international events, literary contributions from eminent authors, essays and debates. Available 1857-1922. MORE SEARCH: Search terms across holdings/year/issue ♦ Browse: year ♦ issue ♦ articles.
USE: Free access (Public Domain) ♦ print/download article as PDF.

THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY (1857- present) / Making of America MoA / Cornell University

Prestigious US monthly magazine. Focus on politics, culture, society, international events, literary contributions from eminent authors, essays and debates. Available 1857-1901. MORE SEARCH: Keyword ♦ adv. search ♦ browse: year ♦ issue ♦ table of contents ♦ article.
USE: Free ♦ download/print article PDF ♦ site language EN.

THE NATION / The Nation Digital Archive (1865 – present)

Oldest weekly news magazine of the USA. Stands out with a pronounced critical and investigative journalism. Reports on politics and culture in the US and worldwide, also publishes literary texts. MORE SEARCH: Full-text search ♦ original layout.
USE: Fee-based ♦ digital subscription for 6 months: $9.50 ♦ EN.

THE NATION (1865-heute) / UNZ.org

Oldest weekly news magazine of the USA. Stands out with a pronounced critical journalism. Reports on politics and culture in the US and worldwide, also publishes literary texts. Available 1886-1922. MORE SEARCH: Title ♦ year ♦ issue ♦ article ♦ adv. search: search term ♦ author ♦ text type.
USE: Free access ♦ Print article as PDF ♦ EN.

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WALES

WELSH NEWSPAPERS ONLINE / The National Library of Wales – Llyfrgell genedlaethol Cymru

Welsh newspapers published in English and Cymraeg (Welsh). From the appearance of the first newspaper 1804 to 1919 (in Public Domain). Currently about 120 newspaper titles online. MORE SEARCH: Keywords (AND/NOT) all/title ♦ title ♦ date ♦ time range ♦ region ♦ article types.
USE: Free ♦ EN, CY.

VORLAGESCHEMA

TITEL DES LINKS

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SPANIEN:

BIBLITHECA VIRTUAL DE PRENSA HISTÒRICA

Zeitungsportal der European Library und Europeana. Zugang zu digitalisierten Zeitungen von 18 europäischen Bibliotheken. 10 Millionen Seiten verfügbar MEHRBIBLITHECA VIRTUAL DE PRENSA HISTÒRICA
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