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Newspapers & News Services: Finding Specific Newspapers

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List of the main UOW newspaper holdings

List of main UOW newspaper holdings

Listed below are holdings and indexing details for the main local, state and national Austrailan newspapers and popular magazines which the UOW Library has in hard copy and/or online format.

Note: Hard copy and microfilm copies of newspapers are located in the Short Loans Area (Ground Floor).

The Age (Melbourne) includes the Age Magazine

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • N 079.945/4 hard copy current 3 months
  • N 079.945/4 microfilm January 1980+
  • Selectively indexed in APAIS print index (C 016.99406/1 Level 2 Compactus)

The Argus (Melbourne)

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • N 079.945/3 The Argus on microfilm 1874-81 and 1940-49
  • ARC 079.945/1 Index to The Argus in hard copy/on microfiche 1846-60

The Australian (includes the Australian Magazine)

On the Web:

 In the Library:

  • N 079.944/4 hard copy current 3 months
  • N 079.944/4 microfilm 1980+
  • Selectively indexed in APAIS print index (C 016.88406/1 Level 2 compactus)

Australian Financial Review (includes the AFR Magazine)

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • N 332.0994/14 hard copy current 6 months
  • N 332.0994/14 microfilm 1984+
  • Selectively indexed in APAIS print Index (C 016.99406/1 Level 2 Compactus)

Australian Women's Weekly

On the Web:

In the Library:

The Bulletin (Sydney) Magazine

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • AV 052/1 The Bulletin on microfilm 1889-1973
  • S 052/1 The Bulletin in hard copy 1974-2008 (ceased publication)

Canberra Times

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • UOW does not receive hardcopy

Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • UOW Library does not receive hard copy
  • N 079.945/21 microfilm 1879-1942
  • Selectively indexed in NSW Parliamentary Library Newspaper Index on Microfiche

Illawarra Mercury

Note: Between 1950-55 the Illawarra Mercury was called the Illawarra Daily Mercury

On the Web:

In the library:

Koori Mail

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • N 079.944/8 hard copy current 12 months
  • N 305.89915/252 microfilm jan 2002 - December 2008
  • Woolyungah Indigenous Centre also has a current subscription

National Indigenous Times

On the Web:

In the Library:

Newcastle Morning Herald

In the Library:

  • 079.944/35 Newcastle Morning Herald on microfilm 1890-1951
  • ARC 079.94405/2 Index to the Newcastle Morning Herald in hard copy 1861-1983

New York Times

On the Web:

South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • N 079.94405/4 Wollongong Argus on microfilm 1878-96
  • N 079.94405/3 South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus on microfilm 1901-68
  • Hard copy held in Archives Collection (restricted access due to fragile condition of volumes)
  • Wollongong City Library also holds a complete back set on Microfilm

Sun Herald (Sydney)

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • Library does not receive hard copy
  • N 079.944/3A microfilm November 1999+
  • For issues prior to this check the relevant dates on Sydney Morning Herald microfilm reels

Sydney Morning Herald (includes The Good Weekend Magazine)

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • N 0793944/3 hard copy current 3 months
  • N 079.944/3 microfilm April 1831+
  • ARC 079.944/3 index to the SMH (microfilm for 1842-45 and 1904-18, hard copy for 1927-61, microfiche for 1961-87)*
  • Selectively indexed in APAIS print index (C 016.099406/1 Level 2 Compactus)

The Times (London)

On the Web:

In the Library:

  • ARC 079.4105/1 Palmer's index to The Times in hard copy 1865-1905 and on microfilm 1906-41 *

* Provides useful subject based listings to help narrow large search results within the fulltext digital archive database