Online newspaper archives

The University Library provides access to the online archives of important national and international daily and weekly newspapers.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Via BiblioNet search, you can access the FAZ Archives which are home to more than 1.6 million articles of the FAZ, the FAZ Sunday Paper, the Rhein-Main-Zeitung and the FAZ.NET. BiblioNet goes back to 1 Jan 1993.
The FAZ 49-92 Archives contains more than 2.8 million retro-digitised articles from more than 13,000 issues of the FAZ and its local inserts between 1 Nov 1949 and 31 Dec 1992. All articles can be accessed in their original layout.

Frankfurter Rundschau

The FR-online.de / E-Paper of the Frankfurter Rundschau is the digital version of the printed paper in its original layout. With the E-Paper you can access, download, and print each individual page of the newspaper as well as individual articles. You can also do a full text search and will find all current national and regional issues of the FR as well as the past two weeks.
In the wiso praxis database, you can go into the archives of the Frankfurter Rundschau, starting with the year 1995.

Nexis

The Nexis database contains the full text of more than 1,000 newspapers from many countries and regions, including more than 50 regional and nation-wide German newspapers as well as important European ones (e.g. Die Presse, Der Standard, The Guardian, The Independent, Le Figaro, Le Monde, Il Corriere della Sera, El Pais and many more), in addition to papers from other countries (such as the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, the South China Morning Post and many others).

List of sources

Süddeutsche Zeitung

SZ LibraryNet contains editions of the Süddeutsche Zeitung for Germany, Bavaria, and Munich from 1992 onward; the SZ-Magazin from 1999, as well as so called “SZ-Sonderausgaben” (ie. special editions such as SZ-Extra and Primetime). From 1998 onwards, articles can be accesses as newspaper pages saved in PDF format. The current edition for Germany can be accessed at 10 p.m. the night before. The Bavaria and Munich editions are made available at 7 a.m.

WISO

[Translate to english:] In der Datenbank WISO können Sie nach Artikeln aus über 100 Tages- und Wochenzeitungen aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum recherchieren. Die Volltexte der Zeitungsartikel sind im HTML-Format (kein Bildmaterial) verfügbar. Die Datenbank wird täglich mit neuen Artikeln aktualisiert, die meisten Zeitungen sind ab Mitte der 90er Jahre verfügbar (siehe Quellenliste für genauere Informationen).

At a glance: List(144.6 KB) of important national and international daily and weekly newspaper that are accessible online.

For more electronic magazines, go to our Database Information System DBIS.