English: Newspapers and Periodicals

Resources for English Studies

Introduction to Newspapers and Periodicals

Newspapers and Periodicals can be useful for providing access to book and theatre reviews as well as giving you an understanding of events at the time they were first reported. On this page you will find details of databases which allow you access to archival newspaper and periodical archive from 17th to 20th Century. If you are looking for more recently published information then please look at our Book Reviews Guide or Newspaper Guide

Archival Newspapers and Periodicals

Cross-search primary resources

This service allows you to search across multiple primary source databases provided by Gale Cengage

  • Burney Collection
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals
  • Britsh Library Newspapers
  • Archives of the Illustrated London News, The Listener, The Times, The Economist, The Picture Post and the Times Literary Supplement
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online