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To find out if we have your newspaper:

Photo of a row of newspaper vending machines.

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Look up the newspaper title in the catalogue search box on the library home page to find out if we have it online, in print, or on microfilm.


Put the title in quotes, as in "globe and mail"

In the catalogue, change "anywhere" to title.


Read the news online: key databases

Read the news online: home page search box

The  home page search box is set to find journal articles only. To find newspaper articles: 

1. Enter your keywords in 'Search all' and select 'Search.'

2. Select 'View all xx articles from Summon.'

3. Unselect 'Journal article' under format, and optionally select 'Newspaper article.'

click 'Newspaper Article' option under 'format.'

Good for English language news, particularly Canadian and American.

Read the news on microfilm

UTL holds a large collection of back issues of Canadian and International newspapers on microfilm in the Media Commons Microtext Section on the 3rd floor of Robarts library.

Find a list at Newspapers & Periodicals

Read the news in print

A few current Canadian and International newspapers are available in the Current Periodicals Reading Room on the 4th floor of Robarts Library, 130 St. George St. Phone number: (416) 978-2278. Selected additional newspapers are located in other campus libraries.

Some historical newspapers are also held in print. Look them up in the library catalogue by title.