UNSW Library subscribes to a wide range of online Australian and international newspapers and newspaper collections.

Finding newspaper articles

Search for newspaper articles via news databases

Other newspaper collections

  • Trove digitised Australian newspapers
  • Readex AllSearch (including America’s historical newspapers)
  • PressReader for online access to current international newspapers, on your desktop computer or tablet or phone
  • NewspaperSG - an online archive of digitised Singaporean newspapers produced by the National Library Board, Singapore


The current week’s newspapers held by the Library are located on Level 2, Main Library.

Accessing PressReader

PressReader provides online access to current newspapers from around the world in full colour, full page format, on desktop computer, tablet and phone.

To download the PressReader app:

  • Connect your phone or tablet to the UNSW authenticated wireless network
  • Download PressReader from the app store or go to
  • Launch PressReader and select a title

PressReader web access is also available.

For more information see PressReader Help Center.

Accessing the The Sydney Morning Herald

Full text

Current access (digital edition or website version)
Last 6 months

Archival access
1842+ (except March 1995 - July 1996)

Sept 1986+

Produced by National Library of Australia.


The Sydney Morning Herald Index
Includes Sun Herald, Good Weekend, Eastern Herald, Northern Herald.
Produced by State Library of NSW.
1988-June 2005


Held at SM164, Level 4, Main Library.


The current issues are located on Level 2, Main Library.

Accessing The Australian Financial Review

Full text

Fairfax Media
Last 3 years

Sept 1987+


Held at SM2177, Level 4, Main Library.

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