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Newspapers and other media: Newspapers/media:contemporary & historic (UK)

A guide to our contemporary and historic newspaper/media sources for the UK and other countries.

New resources for 2017/18

Great news! We've invested in a brilliant range of online resources for the new academic year. Following resource trials and consultation with students and staff, we've added digitised archives, ebooks, and journals.

Whatever your subject area, you're sure to find something useful. Just explore the tabs on this box for full details!

We've bought eleven new ebook collections from Bloomsbury, comprising over 400 academic titles across a wide range of subjects. We've bought the following collections:

Education 2016 and 2017

Family and Social Law

Film and Media Studies 2016

Labour and Discrimination Law

Legal Philosophy

Medical Law and Ethics

Linguistics 2016 and 2017

Philosophy 2016 and 2017

All the books are individually catalogued on Library Search, or you can browse the titles in each collection. You can browse the legal collections here.

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Statista Trial

We are trialling Statista for semester 1.  

Here are some of its features:

  • It has access to over 1.5 million data sets (adding up to 500 extra per day).  Also many thousands of downloadable reports, studies and dossiers.
  • Huge breadth of coverage of data relating to most subject areas. 
  • Innovative, time saving and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data and statistics aggregating from 18,000 sources and on 75,000 different topics. 

Please see video guides below.  You can access it on or off campus.  For more information please see https://www.statista.com/

TV/audio news and documentaries

TV stoffen met plumeau / Dusting the television with a feather-brush

British newspaper archives: historic to contemporary

William Pettit and Ken McPhan of the Gippsland Independent and Express newspaper, Victoria

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Other newspaper resources

Fake news? Not here!