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Newspapers can be a good source for the latest developments in a field and for current opinion on controversial topics.

Finding online newspaper articles on a topic

Search Summon

The Summon discovery service includes online newspaper articles covered by our many of our subscriptions. Search for a topic and then use the Refine options on the left of the screen to limit your results to 'Newspaper article'. You can also Refine by publication year to see the most recent articles, or to find out how that topic was portrayed in earlier times.

Search online newspapers

All of the major British newspapers are available online, although these may not be the exact equivalent of the printed version. Here are a selection of newspaper sources covered by our subscriptions.

Look for other online newspapers

These sites offer links to online newspapers and news media.

Printed newspapers

We still subscribe to several newspapers in print - these are all listed on the Enterprise catalogue. The latest issues are kept near the Information Desk on the Ground Floor of the URS Building.

Further help

For additional advice on finding newspaper articles contact your subject liaison librarian.


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