Lexis@Library is primarily a legal database covering UK and EU case reports, legislation, and journals from a range of courts and jurisdictions, including the Commonwealth, Europe and the USA. It also provides access to UK national and regional newspapers, from the 1990s to today (click on News for full text access to all UK publications).
Search across major international newspapers, business and industry trade magazines, business news, company information, press agencies and magazines from 1980s/1990s to present day, in various languages. Choose to search 'News' once logged in. See our short video to get started.
Box of Broadcasts provides access to over two million programmes from over 65 TV and radio channels, including most of the UK's freeview network, all BBC TV and radio content from 2007, and several foreign language channels. You can view archived programmes, record new ones, create clips and playlists and see transcripts. This resource is not available outside the UK.
Millions of pages of newspapers digitised from the British Library's collections. You can search the archive for free, but you have to pay to read articles (via passes ranging from two days to one year). Please note, this resource isn't available by subscription for academic libraries, but you can access it in Newcastle's public libraries.
The British Library's new newspaper reading room has recently opened at St Pancras, London. Full details of the extensive print, microform and digital news resources available, plus how to visit are here.
Some print newspaper collections are also available at the BL's Boston Spa reading room: http://www.bl.uk/notices/boston_spa_readingroom.html
Archives of various UK newspapers, including the Daily/Sunday Express and The Star.
We don't subscribe to this database, but individual users can search for free, and buy short term access from around £7.50 to view full images and print/download.
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