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Newspapers and other online news sources from the 17th – 21st centuries: England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland

A guide to historical and current newspapers and news sources, covering the 17th to 21st centuries. Includes searching tips, outline common problems and lists key resources available to Oxford scholars.

pre-1800 online English newspapers

post-1800 English newspapers

Newspaper collections

Individual newspapers (in chronological order)

Key Welsh newspapers

Key Scottish newspapers

Key Irish newspapers

England pre-1800  -  England post-1800  -  Wales  -  Scotland  -  Ireland

Also useful

Not sure in which online resource your digitised newspaper can be found? You may find Richard Heaton's Index to Digitalised British and Irish Newspapers Online Beta useful.

Note that you may be directed to online resources which require either an institutional or a personal subscription.

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Useful SOLO subject searches

English newspapers -- Great Britain -- History
Welsh newspapers -- Bibliography
Newspapers -- Scotland -- Dundee -- History
Irish newspapers -- Ireland -- Tipperary (County)

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