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Newspapers & News Services: Introduction

Newspapers at the Library

We have a wide range of Australian and international newspapers in digital, print and/or microfilm formats.

Historical newspapers

We also hold many older/historical Australian newspapers, as well as several overseas newspapers, in microfilm format. These are kept in microfilm cabinets in on the first floor.

You can view and print/save articles from these using the microfilm reader/printers in the Print/Copy Room on the ground floor.

A small number of hard copy old newspapers and weekly magazines are also held in the Archives Collection. These are very fragile due to their age. Make an appointment with UOW Archives if you want to view these items.

There are also many historical newspapers available online.

What about really old newspapers?

Our Historical Newspapers guide has lots of information about sourcing older newspapers.

Popular titles

See the page on Finding Specific Newspapers for more information on our online and in-library collection, which includes:

  • The Age (Melbourne)
  • The Argus (Melbourne)
  • The Australian
  • Australian Financial Review
  • Australian Women's Weekly
  • Canberra Times
  • Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
  • Illawarra Mercury
  • Koori Mail
  • National Indigenous Times
  • New York Times
  • South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus
  • Sun Herald (Sydney)
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • The Times (London)

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