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Library

International News

World Media Information

 World Press Encyclopedia  REF PN4728 .Q53 2003, two volumes

  • Country level evaluation of press including: background, history, circulation data, major newspapers, press laws, censorship, state-press relations, broadcast & electronic news media

Europa World Yearbook    REF JN1 . E854, two volumes

  • Over 250 country surveys including press information on principle dailies, periodicals, news agencies, press associations, and broadcasting & communications

 

Search Database for International News Content

Nexis Uni (replaces Lexis Nexis)

  • Covers various dates of various international publications
  • To search an individual publication, in the main Search bar, type the word publication followed by parentheses containing the title of the paper or journal like this:
           publication (Le Monde)
  • To find news in a foreign language:
    1. Perform a search.
    2. Scroll down on the left to Narrow By.
    3. Click Language and select a language.
  • To find news by country:
    1. Perform a search
    2. Scroll down on the left to Narrow By
      Click Location
      Click More
      Select International
    3. Under Location click a continent
      Click More
      Click a country, or click Select multiple to click more than one country

 

Major World Newspapers

These publications cover international news in various languages.

Newspaper Library Access-
Dates of Coverage
Found in
Le Monde
in French
1987current
*various issues including 198081, 198393, and 199699 in Special Collections
Text only, 1987current: Le Monde Magazine, Le Monde.fr, Le Monde Diplomatique, and Le Monde in Nexis Uni
  • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search,” or:
  • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.

The New York Times in English

1851-current
  • Searchable New York Times archive: 1851-1922 available free online as PDFs, for additional access through the present, set up a free account.
  • Text only, 1980current, abstracts 1969current: Nexis Uni**
    • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search,” or:
    • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
  • 1851current: microfilm
El Pais
in Spanish
 1996current
19841999 
  •  1996current Text only from El Pais and El País (Uruguay), and images from GDA - El País Uruguay in Nexis Uni
    • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search” or …
    • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
  • El País: El Periódico Global—International weekly edition—recent issues on newspaper rack in foyer area; up to 6 months back issues in Room 109.
  • El País Semanal—weekly magazines in newspaper rack; up to 6 months back issues in Room 109.
The Times (London)
in English
 1982current
  • Text only, 1985current in Nexis Uni
    • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search,” or:
    • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
  • Times Literary Supplement 19902005 microfilm
  • Times Education Supplement 19931998 microfilm

 

Related Websites

Google News Archive
Large historical backfile of major newspapers, magazines, and legal archives from mainly North America and Australia—includes a title list.

ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers
Information on over 25,000 international newspapers and their bibliographic information and holdings—does not link to full text

Europeana Newspapers 
A project currently converting 18 million historic European newspaper pages for searchable access

Newspaper Map
An annotated Google Map with sites marked for news outlets from around the world with translation available through Google

Today’s Front Pages
From Newseum, a display of the front pages of over 800 newspapers from 87 countries  

Wikipedia’s List of Onlne Newspaper Archives