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What are Newspapers?
Newspapers are serial publications.
They cover local news and local newspapers are available in every country in the world
Why do I need to use them?
- An excellent source of current, up to date information.
- Historical Newspapers can provide primary evidence to support a thesis and provide background information.
- Goof to just relax in the library comfy chairs and catch up with what is going on in the world!
- Learning a language? Use the newspapers to test your reading and comprehension skills.
How do I find them at Flinders?
- Search for them using FindIt@Flinders.
- Use the Popular Newspapers link on the FindIt@Flinders portal page.
- Latest issues of newspapers are kept in each library branch for 1 week.
- Print copies of Australian newspapers are kept in the Central Library for 2 months (except for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald which are only kept for 1 week) on level 2 of the Central Library.
- Historical collections are held in the microfilm collection located in the Universities Research Repository of South Australia (URRSA).
- The Library holds subscriptions to the following full-text newspaper databases.
Full-text online news databases
Australian news sites
For more, see Guide to Australian newspapers.
International news sites
Current Print Newspaper Titles in the Library