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French and Francophone newspapers: Access to digital archive

Archive aggregators


You can access the archive of contemporary French newspapers using agencies such as Factiva or Nexis.  Note: Le Monde can no longer be accessed through Factiva or Nexis.

Access to the archives of contemporary French newspapers

The library of the French Institute has institutional access to Europresse, a French website that gives you access to 1500 online newspapers and magazines, among which 300 titles in French (and Le Monde of course). If you are a member of the French Institute, you can access this website for free, for individual use (but you will need to pay a subscription to join the Institut Français).  Gallica has published a special number of its e-journal about its holdings of French newspapers.

British Library Digital Newspapers

The British Library newspaper room has a good selection of digitized newspapers.  There is a list of newspapers which can be accessed at the BL.