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Newspapers and magazines

Useful resources for finding newspaper, magazine and periodical content. Covers both archive and current material.

 

Accessible Archives

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records. Includes archives from African American Newspapers, American County Histories, Civil War archives and many other eighteenth and nineteenth century newspaper and journal archives.

 

 American Periodicals

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Description: This database contains over 1500 full-text periodicals published in between 1740 and 1940. Subjects cover history, literature, history of science and medicine, law, news and magazines, politics, religion, education, women’s studies, and art. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and ground-breaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.
Coverage 1740-1940

 

 

America's Historical Newspapers Series 2

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Includes more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1736 and 1920.
  Includes Early American Newspapers Series 2, 1758-1900
  Search by dates/eras, article types (news & opinion, election returns, letters, poetry/songs, legislative, prices, advertisements, matrimony & death notices), region/state, and newspaper name.

 

Asahi Shimbun Kikuzo

Access information. Available on campus. Off campus access available using the VPN - link above.
Description. Access to the current issues as well as the complete archive of the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun. Also available are two weekly magazines, Aera and Shūkan Asahi, and an annual new-word dictionary Chiezō, Who’s Who Database, and Historical Photo Archive. For Asahi Shimbun, issues from 1985 to the present are available as full text; Pre-1985 issues back to 1879 when the newspaper was first published (as Osaka Asahi Shimbun) are available in facsimile format. The Historical Photo Archive contains more than 10,000 photographs, the majority ranging from before and after the Manchurian Incident to the period after the defeat in war.

 

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Includes Burney Collection, British Library Newspapers (Parts 1-5).
Coverage: 1732 to 1950.  Title lists and further info can be found at http://gale.cengage.co.uk/british-library-newspapers.aspx

 

British Periodicals

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
Userguide: http://proquest.libguides.com/britishperiodicals
Coverage: from 1680s to 1950s

 

Burney Newspaper Collection

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Description: The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The present digital collection provides nearly 1 million pages from approximately 1,270 titles of newspapers, news pamphlets, and newsbooks of the period. They were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
Coverage: 17th to 18th century.

 

China Core Newspapers

(access to index level content only)

Access information: Access on and off-campus. Acces to index level content only.
Description: A full-text database of articles from 1,000 newspapers in China. Although we have not purchased the full-text access, searching for bibliographical information is free.
Coverage: 2000 to present.

 

Chinese Newspapers Collection (1832-1953)

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Description: The database provides access to the full text of about a dozen English language newspapers published in China during the said period. It includes historical local, regional and national news on a wide range of issues of the day. The database is cross searchable with other ProQuest historical newspapers or with all the ProQuest databases we have purchased or subscribed to.
Coverage: 1832-1953

 

Country Life Archive

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Description:

A comprehensive archive (1897 to 2005) of the weekly British culture and lifestyle magazine, Country Life, focusing on fine art and architecture, the great country houses, and rural living. Every page is fully searchable, and reproduced in full color and high resolution. Country Life Archive presents a chronicle of more than 100 years of British heritage, including its art, architecture, and landscapes, with an emphasis on leisure pursuits such as antique collecting, hunting, shooting, equestrian news, and gardening.

Coverage: 1897 to 2005

 

Current Digest of the Russian Press

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Description:

Founded in 1949, The Current Digest was first published as The Current Digest of the Soviet Press (1949-1991), followed by The Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press (1992-2010), and now The Current Digest of the Russian Press since January 2011 (from issue No. 3, Vol. 63).

Each week the Current Digest presents a selection of Russian-language press materials, translated into English.

The translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal.

Coverage: 1949-current.

 

Early American Imprints, Series I

Access Access on and off campus.
Description Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from Early American Imprints, Series I is based on Charles Evans' "American Bibliography" and Roger Bristol's supplement. Series I also offers new imprints not available in microform editions.
Coverage 1639-1800

 

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Description: Full text of the weekly publication which covers international politics and business news and opinion.
Coverage:

Economist.com: July 19 1997 to the present.

Economist Historical Archive: 1843 until 2013.

 

Access: On and off campus
Description: The Eighteenth Century Journals portal consists of five Sections, containing digitised images of about 270 rare journals printed between c1685 and 1835. Topics cover a very wide range of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life, including: colonial life; provincial and rural affairs; the French and American revolutions; reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe; political debates; and London coffee house gossip and discussion, etc. Many of these journal are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years. The publisher suggests that all of the titles in this portal have been carefully screened against other eighteenth century e-resources to ensure that there is minimal overlap. Resources checked include Early English Books Online (EEBO); Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers, Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), The Burney Newspaper Collection, and British Periodicals (1680s to 1930s), all of which are in our Database list.
Coverage: 1685-1835

 

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

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Description:

An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000.

The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theatre are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.

Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover in high-resolution colour, with granular indexing of all articles, covers, ads and reviews.

 

Europeana Newspapers

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Funded under the European Commission’s CIP 2007 – 2013 programme, this is a three-year project, running until January 2015 in which 18 million historic newspaper pages are aggregated for Europeana and The European Library. the project aim is to convert 10 million newspaper pages to full text. This will help users quickly search for specific articles, people and locations mentioned within the newspaper, creating a special content viewer to improve online newspaper browsing.

 

 

Factiva is a key resource

Factiva

Access information:

Available on campus.  Edinburgh College of Art must use VPN or wireless access.    Also available off campus via the VPN - see link above.

Cookies must be enabled on your browser.

Description: Provides business news and information together with Reuters Fundamentals and D&B company profiles. It contains more than 35,000 authoritative sources including The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires. Also includes most world press including UK national and regional press and trade magazines. Content by freelance writers, some features and supplements may not be available.
Coverage: Click on the info icon next to each publication for coverage information and update schedules.  The oldest article is from 1944 (Le Monde).
Additional Information: User Guide
 

 

Access information: Access via the library specific url which will ask for your EASE login. First time users will be asked to register.
  In addition to the free information available to all visitors to the site, our subscription also provides access to a range of additional tools and resources including: Exclusive FT News and Comment (including Lex) Industry-specific insight and analysis Surveys/in-depth reports - industries, countries and business trends, Power Search tool searching through the 5-year FT archive, View print edition - exclusive previews from the Financial Times newspaper, FT Confidential Research, Instant Insight and Editors Choice email .
Mobile access: On a mobile device, go to app.ft.com and use the email address and password you created on first time login.

 

Access information: Available from LexisLibrary and Factiva. LexisLibrary: select the ‘Source’ tab and select title from the A-Z list.Factiva: cookies must be enabled on your browser. Click on Source and select title from A-Z list or search for title.
Description: The Guardian newspaper published Monday-Saturday. Available on day of publication. Sister paper The Observer, published Sunday, is also available via LexisLibrary and Factiva. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available.
Coverage: LexisLibrary 14th July 1984- date.
  Factiva: 2nd January 1981

Additional information

For more information on finding newspaper articles see Newspapers entry.

 

The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003), ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Search the full text of the newspapers’ historic content. Articles (including advertisements) are available as scanned PDFs both at article and page level.
Coverage: 1791-2003

 

Harper's Bazaar Archive

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Description:

A comprehensive, searchable archive of every page, advertisement, and cover of every issue of Harper's Bazaar from its first appearance in 1867 to the current month. Reproduced in high-resolution color page images and supported by fully searchable text and indexing, this resource provides access to a chronicle of 20th century American and international fashion, culture, and society, supporting researchers by offering a cultural lens into the modern era.

Coverage: 1867 onwards. Most recent 12 months unavailable.

 

Access information: Available on and off campus via LexisLibrary: Select the ‘Source’ tab and select title from the A-Z list. Also available on campus and via the VPN from Factiva: Cookies must be enabled on your browser. Click on Source and select title from A-Z list or search for title. Available on and off campus via Gale Cengage - select Publication Search option.
Description: Full text of The Herald and Sunday Herald newspapers. Monday-Saturday available on day of publication, Sunday Herald available 2 days after publication. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available. The Herald and Sunday Herald are also available to consult on microfilm in the Main Library. The Herald’s sister title, The Evening Times is also available via LexisLibrary and Factiva.
Coverage: LexisLibrary: The Herald: 1st Jan 1992-present, Sunday Herald: 7th Feb 1999.
  Factiva: The Herald: 21st Sept 1981 -present (Note: selected coverage from 21 September 1981 to 8 November 1996, abstracts from 21 September 1981 to 30 June 1988). Sunday Herald: 25th July 1999- present.
  Gale Cengage: Glasgow Herald: Feb 4th 1820- Dec. 31st 1900

Additional information

For more information on finding newspaper articles see Newspapers entry.

 

Access information: Available via on and off campus from LexisLibrary. Select the ‘Source’ tab and select title from the A-Z list. Also available on campus and via the VPN from Factiva: Cookies must be enabled on your browser. Click on Source and select title from A-Z list or search for title.
Description: Full text of newspaper articles. Available on day of publication. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available. Click on info icon beside titles on LexisLibrary or Factiva for more information.
Coverage: LexisLibrary: Independent: 19th September 1988, Sunday Independent: From 28th January 1990.
  Factiva: Independent: 1st June 1988- present (Abstracts from 1st Jun 1988 to 29th Jun 1998. Selected coverage from 1st Jun 1998 to 28th Jan 1997). Sunday Independent: From 29th October 2006.

For more information on finding newspaper articles see: 

Guide: How to find newspaper content

 

InfoTrac Newsstand

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. The resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.

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Access Information: Access on and off campus
Description: This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

 

Access Information: Access on and off campus
Description: Among the longest-running Russian newspapers, Izvestiia was founded in March 1917 and during the Soviet period was the official organ of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Remarkable for its serious and balanced treatment of subject matter, Izvestiia has traditionally been a popular news source within intellectual and academic circles. The database platform offers the option to go to “All Sources” so that you can cross-search the content with the Pravda Digital Archive and other digital resources.
Coverage: 1917-2013
Note: Current issues can be accessed freely at http://izvestia.ru

 

 

Japan Times Archive

Access information: Available on or off campus.
Description:

Founded in 1897, The Japan Times is the oldest English-language newspaper in Japan. It has been published to promote mutual understandings between Japan and other countries. This newspaper Includes unique articles which cannot be read in Japanese-language newspapers. The Japan Times Archives provides full-text access to issues from March 1897 to December 2013, and the Japan times Online includes articles from 1999 to present. Both resources are full text searchable.

Coverage: 1897 to present.

 

 

Access information: Access on or off campus
Description: Free-at-the-point-of-use images, video and audio content licensed for educational and research use accessed from a single interface. Collections included cover a range of subject areas.
Coverage: Includes access to Getty Images and a range of newsreels including, ITN, Gaumont, British Paramount, Channel 4 and Reuters. Also material from Imperial War Museum, Wellcome Library, Royal Geographical Society & St George's Hospital Medical School as well as Art & Design collections.  Content is in the process of being transferred to the new publisher.

 

 

LexisLibrary is a key resource

Access information: Access on and off-campus (Working off-campus click on Academic Sign-In. In the Select federation drop-down menu choose UK ACCESS MANAGEMENT FEDERATION and click Go. Scroll down list provided and click on link to University of Edinburgh).
Description: Online legal research service covering case law, legislation and most UK national and regional newspapers.

 

Access Information: Access on and off campus
Description: Published weekly since 1929 by the Soviet Writers' Union, Literaturnaia gazeta has always served as the leading Russian literary newspaper. Established on April 22, 1929 with the support of the "father of Soviet literature," writer Maxim Gorky, Literaturnaia gazeta is a landmark publication in Russia's cultural heritage. With its focus on literary and intellectual life, Literaturnaia gazeta allowed Soviet Russia’s preeminent authors, poets, and cultural figures a particular podium for commentary, affording perhaps fewer restrictions than might be possible in other publications. Literaturnaia gazeta was considered the most open among newspapers of the Soviet era, and it remains popular among the intelligentsia in today’s Russia.
Coverage: 1929-2013
Note: Current issues can be accessed freely at http://www.lgz.ru

 

 

Le Monde

Access information: On campus via Nexis UK. For off campus access, login via Academic Sign In option and select UK federation. Click on "Sources" at the top and then browse to or search for Le Monde.
Description: One of France's leading newspapers.
Coverage: Full text from January 1987. Access to certain freelance articles and other features within this publication (e.g. photographs, classifieds, etc.) may not be available.

 

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Naver News Library is a full-text Korean newspaper article database containing the following four major newspapers: Tonga ilbo (Dong-A ilbo) 1920-1999; Kyŏnghyang sinmun (Kyunghyang Shinmun) 1946-1999; Maeil kyŏngje sinmun (Maeil Business Newspaper) 1966-1999; and Han’gyŏre (The Hankyoreh ) 1988-1999.
  The database is full text searable with three display options - original text, Han'gul version text and original images.

 

New York Times (1980 onwards) via Proquest

Access information: Access on and off campus through ProQuest. Current content also available on campus and via the VPN through Factiva. Cookies must be enabled on your browser.Click on ’ Source’ and select from A-Z list or search for title.
Description: Full text of New York Times, including the full archive from 1851. Some articles written by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available. New York Times Magazine is available to search separately from both ProQuest and Factiva.
Coverage:

1851 to 2012: Historical New York Times via ProQuest.

1st June 1980 to date: New York Times via ProQuest.

1st June 1980 to date:  New York Times via Factiva.

 

New York Tribune (1841-1922)

Access Information: Access on and off campus
Description: This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

 

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: NewsVault is a cross-search facility for newspaper archives from Gale. This enables the simultaneous searching of over 400 years of primary historical sources including: 17th-18th Century Burney Collection; 19th Century British Library Newspapers; 19th Century UK Periodicals; British Newspapers, Part 3 and 4, Times Digital Archive; Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.

 

Access information: On and off campus. Login via Academic Sign In and UK federation.
Description: Access to over 23,000 UK and international news and business sources, financial and market reports, biographical data and thousands of legal and regulatory services. Includes Company Dossier which delivers company information on 100 million international companies and executives.

 

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: The major collection from the British Library contains full runs of 48 newspapers, including national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.

 

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: This includes Series 1 and 2 of a collection of digitised versions of key 19th century UK periodicals sourced from the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, and other libraries.
  Series 1: New Readerships: Women’s, Children’s, Humour and Leisure/Sport.
  Series 2: Empire: Travel and Anthropology, Economics, Missionary & Colonial.
Coverage: See the title list below for full details of coverage.

Additional information

 

Access information: Available on campus or off campus via VPN.
Description: The English North China Herald is universally acclaimed as the prime printed source in any language for the history of the foreign presence in China from around 1850 to the 1940s.
  During this so-called ‘treaty century’ (1842-1943) the Great Western Powers established a strong presence in China through their protected enclaves in the major cities. It was published in Shanghai, at the heart of China’s dealing with the Euro-American world and a city at the forefront of developments in Chinese politics, culture, education and the economy.
  As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai Municipal Council, it is the first – and sometimes only – point of reference for information and comment on a range of foreign and Chinese activities.

 

Access information: Available on and off campus from LexisLibrary. Select the ‘Source’ tab and select title from the A-Z list. Also available on campus and via the VPN from Factiva. Cookies must be enabled on your browser. Click on Source and select title from A-Z list or search for title.
Description: Full text of articles published in The Observer newspaper published on Sunday. Content available on day of publication. Sister title, The Guardian is also available via LexisLibrary and Factiva. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available.
Coverage: LexisLibrary : From 1993
  Factiva: From 4th Jan 1981. (Selected coverage from 4 January 1981 to 22 January 2000||Abstracts from 4 January 1981 to 31 October 1989).

Additional information

Historic content from The Guardian and Observer (1791-2003) is availbale from ProQuest's Historical Newspapers. See entry for The Guardian and Observer (1791-2003):

For more information on finding newspaper articles see Newspapers:

 

Access Information: Access on and off campus
Description: Full text of El Pais newspaper.   See the userguide to locate the digital editions link.
Coverage: 4th May 1976 onwards
Note: 5 concurrent users

 

People's Daily (From 1946-May 2012)

Access information: On-campus access. Access avaiable off campus via VPN.
Description: Complete archives of the People's Daily (Ren min ri bao) newspaper 1946- May 2012 and current subscription from June 2012 onwards.  People's Daily is the most important official newspaper in China, recording social, economic and political life in the country.  The database can be browsed by date, and is searchable by date, article title, author, and keyword in the full text. This database is in simplified Chinese.
Coverage: For access to content from June 2012 onwards, including the current year, please follow the second link above.  2017 issues are currently unavailable 25/5/17

 

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: This is the complete full-text and full-image archive of the most important newspaper of the Soviet era. Pravda (or "Truth") was the official voice of Soviet communism and the Central Committee of the Communist Party between 1918 and 1991.
  The database is in Russian.
Coverage: 1912 – present.

 

Access information: Available via LexisLibrary. Select the ‘Source’ tab and select title from the A-Z list. Also available from Factiva. Click on Source and select title from A-Z list or search for title. Cookies must be enabled on your browser.
Description: Full text of Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, Evening News. Scotsman and Evening News available online on day of publication, Scotland on Sunday available on the day after publication. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available.
Coverage: LexisLibrary: Scotsman: From 1st Jan 1993.Scotland on Sunday: From 1st Jan 1993.Evening News: From 16th Oct 1997.
  Factiva: Scotsman : 29th August 1981 (Includes: Abstracts from 29 August 1981 to 15 October 1992. Selected Coverage from 29 August 1981 to 12 November 1996). Scotland on Sunday 17th Jan 1993 (Selected coverage from 17 January 1993 to 23 November 1996). Evening News: From 2nd April 1998.
Additional information: For historic content consult The Historical Scotsman (see below).

 

The Historical Scotsman [Scotsman archive]

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Archive coverage of the Scotsman newspaper. See Scotsman entry for information on finding more recent content. The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday also available to consult on Microfilm in the Main Library.
Coverage: 1817 to 1950.

For more information on finding newspaper articles see: 

Guide: How to find newspaper content

 

 

Shen Bao Digital Archive

Access information:

Access on and off campus

Description:

The Shen Bao newspaper (1872-1949) was the most influential and longest lasting commercial Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai before the establishment of the People’s Republic. The digital archive presents the complete collection of all issues, containing 2 million articles. The database is full-text searchable and the articles can be displayed with in text and image formats. 

 

Access information: Access on and off-campus.
Description: The database offers access to every complete page of every issue of The Times (London), including every headline, article, editorial, birth and death notice, and advertisement. The newspaper can be viewed either at the article or full-page level, and is searchable across all the 7.6 million articles.
  For the full-text contents (not page images) of the last 20 years, please see entries for LexisLibrary or Factiva.
Coverage: From 1785 to 2011.

 

For historic content (1785-2011) see The Times Digital Archive.

Access information: Available on and off campus via LexisLibrary. Select the ‘Source’ tab and select title from the A-Z list. Available on campus and via the VPN from Factiva. Click on Source and select title from A-Z list or search for title. Cookies must be enabled on your browser.
Description: Full text of broadsheet newspapers available online on the day of publication. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available.
Coverage: LexisLibrary; From 1st July 1985.
  Factiva: The Times: 2nd Jan 1981 Sunday Times: 4th Jan 1981 (For both: Selected coverage from 4 January 1981 to 6 July 1985, Abstracts from 4 January 1981 to 6 July 1985).

 

The Times of India

Access information. Access on or off campus.
Description. The Times of India is the world's largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India now circulates more than 4 million copies, covering almost 8 million Readers. The Times of India is particularly valuable for its coverage of key historical events in India, including the rise of Gandhi's Civil Disobediance movement, the 1947 Independence and Partition through to the landmark date of 1998 when Pakistan became a nuclear power. The Times of India provides exceptional depth to the study of colonial and post-colonial times, class and gender issues, religion, as well as international economics, international relations and cultural studies.
Coverage. From 1838 to 2007.

 

Access information Access on and off campus.
Description The TLS weekly is the essential companion for studying and researching literary activity and critical opinion makers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Since 1902, the TLS has scrutinized, applauded and dissected the work of leading writers and thinkers, offering comprehensive coverage of the most important publications, in every subject, in several languages, as well as reviewing current theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions. The TLS Historical Archive offers the complete online fully-searchable edition from the first edition in 1902 up to 2011. It allows you to explore an archive of over 300,000 reviews, letters and poems, and to access previously unpublished, comprehensive biographical information about the contributors – many of whom originally wrote for the paper anonymously. Content from 2012 onwards can be searched and full text retrieved via FACTIVA, though this is no facsimile version for browsing. You can limit search in TLS only by selecting this publication within All Sources. Neither the historical archive nor the current content are covered by DiscoverEd search at the moment
Additional Information Supported browsers - also clear cache if having difficulties.

 

Access information: Available from British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC). Choose University of Edinburgh from drop-down menu.
Description: Fully searchable database of the programmes listed in television listing magazine TVTimes.
Coverage: September 1955 to March 1985.

 

Access information. Access on and off campus.
Description. Database includes 3 million pages of 19th to 21st century British popular newspapers, from 1835 to current (updated daily). Titles include: Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Star, Church Times, The Watchman, Daily Worker, Morning Star and collections covering World Wars I & II by means of Fascist and Communist Political Press and a number of Regional Newspapers.

 

The Vogue Archive

Access informaton: Access on and off campus.
Description: Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution colour page images. More than 400,000 pages are included. Vogue is a unique record of international popular culture that extends beyond fashion. The Vogue Archive is an essential primary source for the study of fashion, gender and modern social history.
Coverage: 1892 to the present day.

 

Access information:

Available on campus and off campus via the VPN through Factiva - see link above for VPN access. Historical content available on and off campus via ProQuest.

Description: Full text of US newspaper available online on the day of publication. Some articles by freelancers, some features and some supplements may not be available.
Coverage:

Factiva: 1st Jan 1984-current.

ProQuest: 1877-1999.

Additional information: For more information on finding newspaper articles see newspaper entry.

 

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Coverage: 1800-1900.

 

Access information: Open access
Description: Welsh Newspapers Online Beta currently lets you search and access over 630,000 pages from nearly 100 newspaper publications generally up to 1910 and will grow to over 1 million pages as more publications are added during 2014. This resource also includes newspaper content that has been digitised by The Welsh Experience of World War One project.

 

Access information. Available on campus. Off campus access available using the VPN - see above link.
Description. Full text database of Yomiuri Shimbun, one of the most influential daily newspapers in Japan, from the first issue in 1874 to the present. The database also includes the English edition, The Daily Yomiuri, from 1989 to the present (by selecting ‘English’ on the upper right side of the homepage), as well as biographical information on some 26,000 people.  Updated daily.
Note: 5 concurrent users, please logout when finished.  To save articles, use Chrome browser and select print to pdf fuction.
Userguide: https://database.yomiuri.co.jp/rekishikan/pdfinfoView.action?pdfinfoId=27&location=index