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Current newspapers and magazines

 Library shelves

Newspapers may be available in a variety of formats, including print, microform and electronic.

You can find physical copies of some current newspapers and magazines on level 2 of the Library, near the new books. Older editions of these newspapers are stored in our Automated Retrieval Collection. 

These include:

Key newspaper databases

To find newspaper articles on a particular subject, use one of the key Newspaper databases below. 

To search within a specific newspaper, choose one of the above tabs where the most popular newspapers are listed - Australian, UK, US and the rest of the world. 

  • ProQuest Australia and New Zealand Newsstream
    Good coverage of current Australian newspapers, including regional publications. Includes the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age, the Australian and the Canberra Times.
  • Factiva
    Extensive coverage of International and Australian newspapers. Use the 'news pages' tab, and then the 'factiva pages' from the drop down. Limited number of simultaneous users.
  • 'Newspaper source plus' by EBSCO
    American newspaper database. Also has coverage of Australian and international newspapers.
  • Media Scan
    Indexes articles in Australian daily newspapers. Full-text is not available through this database.
  • Trove: Digitised newspapers
    Free access to historical Australian newspapers through then National Library project and website 'Trove'.
  • All Newspaper Databases

Using Factiva

Links in Factiva don't go directly to the title, but you can search within the paper you want by searching under 'Sources', or browsing by the first letter of your newspaper's title.

Factiva sources search screenshot

Once you have selected the newspaper you want, type your keywords into the search box to see articles from this paper. You can also limit your results to a certain time period.

Date drop-down menu



    This guide links you to the newspaper collections at Macquarie University Library.

    You can access:

    • Current and historical newspapers

    • Australian newspapers

    • Newspapers from the UK, US and the rest of the world

    • Newspaper databases

    Related guides

    Follow the links below to other MQ Subject and Research Guides related to newspapers.


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