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Finding newspaper articles october2012

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Finding newspaper articles october2012

  1. 1. Finding newspaper articlesMake the most of the Librarys Newspaper Collection’s
  2. 2. Session Content• Digitised Historical Newspapers – Trove – British Newspaper Archive – Gale News Vault• Online Current Newspapers – Library Press Display – Factiva• Other Newspaper resources – More online resources – Print & microform newspapers
  3. 3. Trove• Freely available from NLA website• Includes many Australian newspaper titles from 1803 to 1954• Keyword searching to find articles• Browse individual issues• Also includes the Australian Women’s Weekly from 1932 to 1982
  4. 4. British Library Newspaper Archive • The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and brightsolid online publishing • Aims to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Librarys vast collection over the next 10 years. • Current content focus on pre 1900
  5. 5. Gale NewsVault• Gale NewsVault; - Times Digital Archive - 19th Century British Library Newspapers - Illustrated London News• Can be accessed from home by registered National Library Readers
  6. 6. • http://www.nla.gov.au/app/eresources/item/ 4243
  7. 7. Irish Newspaper Archives• Irish Independent (1905 - current)• The Freemans Journal (1763-1924)• The Connacht Tribune (1909-2007)• The Leitrim Observer (1924- Jan 1976)• The Meath Chronicle (1897- April 2005)• The Southern Star (1892-2006)
  8. 8. Library PressDisplay• Library PressDisplay provides access to over 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from more than 80 countries.• Displays in original format.• Titles are archived for 60 days only.• Can be accessed from home by registered National Library Readers
  9. 9. http://www.nla.gov.au/app/eresources/item/4307
  10. 10. Factiva• Content from Australian and Overseas Newspapers• Today or yesterday latest content• Coverage dates vary• Text of articles only – no pictures• No personal notices
  11. 11. More Online Newspapers• Sydney Morning Herald Archive 1955 -1995• Papers Past (New Zealand) 1839 - 1932• Chronicling America 1836-1922
  12. 12. Newspapers held at the NLA• 8000 titles in the collection• 400 current Australian papers  Capital city and regional  Special interest groups  Published in languages other than English• 250 current overseas newspapers
  13. 13. Accessing Newspaper Collections Open access in NMRR– no call slip required • Current issues of Australian capital city dailies and selected overseas titles • Latest three months of Australian capital city dailies available in print • Over 50 Australian titles on microfilm – all issues Closed access • Stored in the closed stack • E-call slip required Request by e-callslip • Some stored offsite
  14. 14. Questions?“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte

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