PressReader, a new trial

The Library staff is evaluating a news-reading platform, PressReader, and welcomes your feedback. PressReader provides digital and interactive access to more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines in more than 60 languages. Browse today’s issues and the back issues up to 90 days ago. You can set up your own account and customise it to your […]

So, what’s the news?

Fake news has been much in the real news recently but what’s new about that? Fake news has been around as long as the other sort of news but what has changed are the circumstances in which it is transmitted, which have put the existence of conventional newspapers themselves under threat. The sales of news-papers […]

Frankfurter Allgemeine and other newspapers online

The Library has subscribed to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Archiv  which offers online access to the Frankfurter Allgemeine from 1949 to today’s issue. Clicking on this  button it is possible to browse the last 7 issues of the newspaper. Pages can be viewed in the original as PDF and also in HTML format. There is also a simple […]

Searching through historic newspapers from 23 European countries

This is the Press release about the European Library Portal for accessing Historic Newspaper from 23 European countries.”As part of the Europeana Newspapers project, The European Library developed a historic newspapers browser that enables users to perform full-text searches in millions of historic newspaper pages.”

News publications in the Middle East Region

The legal and news database LexisNexis Academic has added 54 news publications from the Middle East. PUBLICATIONS INCLUDED: African Banker, Arab Times, Capital, GHN News Agency,PalFX, Sarke Daily News, Sarke Economic Press Monitor, Saudi Election, Saudi in Focus, The Middle East, The Sun (Nigeria), African Banker (en français), African Business (en français), New African (en […]

Online news takes off in US and UK while most Germans prefer a newspaper

The University of Oxford has launched a major study to examine how the digital revolution is changing the way we access news. Among the first findings published today, it shows that of those surveyed, most Germans still prefer a newspaper. Meanwhile, online news has overtaken print and TV news as the most frequently used medium […]