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Primary Resources for French Studies: Newspapers

Last updated: 04-08-2008

Newspapers

Le Monde. The major French newspaper, published daily in Paris. Our access is via either LexisNexis Academic or Factiva, vendors of online news. We have on microfilm 1956, and 1965-1980. The microfilm call number is #1600 and the microforms are on 2nd floor, west wing.

Le Monde Diplomatique. French periodical devoted to international relations and diplomacy. Current issues available via Factiva. back issues since June, 1997 in Remote Storage Oversize at JX 3 .M65.

Europeana Research [Newspapers]

Full Text from digitised newspapers from the National Library of France. 20 different titles are featured; the time span for each title can be seen on The European Library newspapers portal. The text for each title is available as a zip file. Each zip file is then organised by year, and the text (in the json format) is within each folder, along with issue level metadata. Title-level metadata is available in the root of the zip file for each issue.

Historical Newspapers Online: Europe

A research guide from Bowling Green State University Library in Ohio with links to freely available newspapers online for Europe, arranged by country.  Scroll down not quite half way and look for France on the left.

RetroNews

 

Website launched by Bibliotheque Nationale de France.  Makes available over 15 million newspaper articles from three centuries.  Search in broad categories: arts, catastrophes, conflicts/international relations, economics, education, justice, media, politics, religion, health, sciences, society, sports/leisure. 

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