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Newspapers: Full Text and Facsimile

Library researcher guide to Newspaper resources

Full Text


Online versions

  • Most newspapers have online versions which update in real time. Online newspapers  and ABYZ News links provide links to access the online version of thousands of newspapers from around the world.

Financial Times Online (

BU users must complete one off registration to access content for free:

  • Important note: for continued access whilst you are BU student or staff you are required to log in to once every 90 days
  • If you have not already done so, you need to complete a one off registration to access BU’s package. Enter via the link provided by BU Library and you are taken to the registration page for BU users.
  • Once you have registered, you can sign in and access via the website. Direct links to areas relevant for some FM courses available below.

Hints & Tips

A range of videos on how to use and all of the extra features can be found on YouTube.

  • Advanced Search - Use the search bar along the top of the screen to make detailed and specific searches for content dating back to August 2004.
  • ePaper - View an exact replica of all editions of the FT newspaper, complete with turning pages
  • FT Clippings - Create a clippings list to save, store and share FT article links and web pages with colleagues, students and friends
  • FT Mobile - Access FT content on your mobile and tablet device
  • Special Reports - Get 20 reports each month on the issues and events impacting different countries and industries


  • Breaking stories - Insight and data from the global financial markets
  • Management - Insight into management ideas, practice and education plus how companies should respond to topical issues
  • Case studies - Written by academics, not journalists, in an easy to follow format
  • The Big Read - Read in-depth reporting from FT correspondents around the world on stories that explore and explain key themes in the world news, science, business and discussions with FT reporters
  • Comment & Analysis - A team of acclaimed columnists provide thought provoking and sophisticated analysis of current events

Europeana Newpaper Collection

Europeana Collections gives access to explore more than 4 million newspaper records from across Europe. Help guides explain how to navigate, search, browse and find the newspaper content you’re looking for. This page shows how to:

  • Search for a term in either the full-text or the metadata
  • Search in metadata or full-text only
  • Search for a date range or a single date
  • Browse newspapers by country or by title
  • Download a newspaper page