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Use this form to find newspapers in our collection by title or location.

Newspapers online

Select the link below to browse a full list of State Library’s newspaper eresources.  News eresources include databases of current and historical newspapers which provide full text access to hundreds of newspaper titles from around the world. Some databases have significant archives of early articles and most are accessible 24/7 away from State Library using your SLQ membership.

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Current newspapers online

Library PressDisplay
Full-colour, full-page collection of today's newspapers from around the world with over 2000 titles from 70 countries in 37 languages. Issues can be searched or browsed.

Australia & New Zealand Newsstream (ProQuest)
Current and back issues (to the late 1990s) of approximately 400 Australian and New Zealand newspapers, including all Queensland regionals.

Historical newspapers online

Australian newspapers online

Trove  Newspapers (1803 – 1954)
Trove Newspapers provides full text access to a selection of out-of-copyright historic Australian newspapers.  More recent years are still within copyright and will be made available when copyright lapses.

New Zealand newspapers online

Papers Past (1839 – 1945)
Papers Past, made available through the National Library of New Zealand, contains more than one million pages of digitised newspapers and periodicals from all regions of New Zealand.

British newspapers online

Times digital archive (1785 – 2006)
Access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 18th century history and onward.

19th century British newspapers (1800 – 1900)
Full text national, regional and local 19th century British newspapers.

Microfilm newspapers

The State Library has very long runs of Australian (and some international) newspapers on microfilm which are available for use on Level 3 of the South Bank building. You can locate microfilm newspaper titles using our One Search catalogue.

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Library Shop online

Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.