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Newspapers : International

Sources of current and historical newspapers available in print, electronically, and on microform through the UW-Madison Libraries and beyond.

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Locate a newspaper title or article when you have a citation using Citation Search.

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Newspapers on Microfilm

Memorial Library has some international newspapers on microfilm.  Microfilm is located in the Microforms Media Center, Room 443.

 

Newspapers at Other Institutions

Search these sources for newspapers at other institutions.  Use Interlibrary Loan to request newspapers held by these institutions.

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Current International News and Newspaper Databases

Below is a list of databases for finding current international newspaper content.  Search these databases by keywords to find specific articles.  Generally, content in these databases was published in the past 15-20 years to date.  Pictures, advertisements, and special sections are often not included.  Click on the i to access a title or source list.

Newspapers in Print

Current issues of U.S., Canadian newspapers, and international newspapers are available in the Current Periodicals and Newspaper Room, Memorial Library, Room 240 (Where is it?). Issues of U.S. and Canadian newspapers are generally kept for only one week, and issues of international newspapers are generally kept for only 3 months.

Current Periodicals and Newspapers Room staff maintains several paper lists of journals and newspapers to help users of the room locate what they need. Some of those lists are:

  • Alphabetical list of journals and newspapers
  • Journals and newspapers by country of publication
  • Journals and newspapers by primary language

Please note that these lists are only updated once a semester so while they can be helpful, the most up to date information will always be found in Library Catalog.

Historical International Newspapers Collections Online

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This page provides links to licensed databases for content from international newspapers. 

Also provided are links to sites with listings of Web sites for current international newspapers. 

For information about international newspaper titles available in print and on microfilm, search the Library Catalog

This page also includes information about finding international newspapers at other institutions.

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Current Periodicals & Newspaper Room

The Current Periodicals and Newspaper Room is Room 240 of Memorial Library (Where is it?).

Current issues of U.S. and Canadian newspapers and international newspapers are available there. Issues of U.S. and Canadian newspapers are generally kept for only one week, and issues of international newspapers are generally kept for only 3 months.

Staff are available to provide assistance during Memorial Library hours.