Online newspapers


You can access thousands of full-content, digital newspapers-both national and international-and magazines from around 120 countries in 60 languages, via the Library's subscription to PressReader. ANU Library users have access to up to 90 days of back issues. Most issues are published online as they go to print, offering a very timely service.

Newspapers include:

  • The Guardian (UK)
  • The Guardian (Australia)
  • The Independent (UK) 
  • The Washington Post
  • New York Post

You can use the RSS feed to keep up with current news stories.


Factiva has a range of newspapers including:

  • The Age
  • The Australian
  • Australian Financial Review
  • Herald Sun
  • Reuters
  • Canberra Times
  • Australian regional newspapers
  • Wall Street Journal (Asia) Times

The ANU Library also subscribes to:

Please note that you need to be on the ANU network to use these resources.

Westlaw news sources

Westlaw has a large collection of international and Australian newspapers and news sources including:

  • The Washington Post
  • The Boston Globe
  • The Globe & Mail
  • The Guardian
  • The Age
  • The Australian
  • Australian Financial Review
  • Canberra Times

You can search the whole newspaper collection or the Australian & New Zealand news collection.

Commercial newspapers & broadcasters

Many commercial newspapers and broadcasters, such as the ABC, allow free online access to their major news stories and have sizable archives. Please note, some charge for full-text retrieval of archived news stories.

Some useful links:

Keeping up-to-date with news

Google news harvests a wide array of news stories from around the world. To keep up-to-date on any subject try using the Google news alert service. To keep up-to-date on news about the university we suggest you use "Australian National University" as your search term.

Print newspapers

Print newspapers are unavailable until further notice. You can still access a wide range of digital newspapers online (see above for details).

The ANU Library collects a small number of print editions of major Australian and overseas newspapers including:

Newspaper Branch Library Editions
The Age Chifley Library Current month
Australian Financial Review Chifley Library Current month
Canberra Times Art & Music Library Current week
  Chifley Library Last three months
The Sydney Morning Herald Chifley Library Current month

The National Library of Australia collects and archives many Australian and overseas newspapers. Many past issues of Australian newspapers have been digitised and are accessible via Trove.