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Question – If a newspaper is online can it still be called a newspaper?

Answer - If it looks like a newspaper, acts like a newspaper, has headlines, sports results, funeral notices, daily crosswords and classifieds, then let’s call it a newspaper!

Question – How many current international newspapers does SLQ provide access to?

Answer -  around 2,200 papers from 97 countries in 54 languages

Yes, even though we get so much of our daily news in other ways now, people still want to read their favourite local and international newspapers.  Visitors from interstate and overseas are especially keen to get news from home, and State Library provides this  through a great online product called Library PressDisplay.  Some of the features of this fabulous database include:

  • Exact full colour replicas of the print newspapers
  • 60 days of back issues available
  • Listen online
  • Table of contents for each paper

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Just a few of the titles available are The Age, The Australian, USA Today, The Jakata Post, China Daily and Der Tagesspiegel.

Library PressDisplay is available statewide. Have a look at it here Library PressDisplay - State Library of Queensland– You will need your Library card to log in if you aren’t onsite at South Bank. (Don’t have a card? Join here ). You’ll never be short of something to read again.


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