The library offers a wide range of news & broadcast sources, as well as popular media sources like magazines. Coverage spans current and historical periods, and these resources present many opportunities for psychosocial investigation of individuals & groups, events, movements, and phenomena of interest to researchers. Consult the list below for the major resources available through the Library:
For students undertaking research of a more historical nature, or requiring exact digital reproductions of the original print newspapers, there are two major databases available: Gale Primary Sources and Proquest Historical Newspapers. Note that some newspaper titles on these databases offer content up until just a few years before present, so may also be used for contemporary research. The Gale and Proquest platforms also offer other primary source collections that may also be of interest to you. You can access them from the links below:
You can see a more extensive list of our newspaper resources on the Library's e-resources webpage
There are also, of course, numerous free news sites, including the BBC and Guardian Society pages among others. Many are free to search, but may charge for accessing content.
A useful portal to newspaper and broadcasting websites around the world is provided by ABYZ News
If you are interested in learning more about news and media, come along to the next Library workshop on this area of research.