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UK Press Online offers a wide range of historic newspapers, including access to the Daily Express from 1900 to the present.

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ProQuest Newspaper Database

Enter the Proquest site by clicking on the logo or the link above.
For UK Newsstand choose the "News" graphic and click on "UK Newsstand" and for the Scotsman choose the "Subject Area" graphic then click on "Proquest Historical Newspapers: The Scotsman".

UK Newsstand

Access to a full text searchable database of UK and Irish national and local newspapers. Most UK titles are archived for at least 3 years and many for longer.  

Scotsman Digital Archive 
Contains every edition published between 1817 and 1950. 

Both databases available remotely and within libraries


Cengage Learning
To access these resources click on the Cengage Learning icon or the link above, enter your Library Card number and choose from displayed menu.

19th Century British Newsapapers This collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to represent nineteenth century Britain and includes the Aberdeen Journal. 

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The Times Digital Archive gives access to over 200 years of the London Times from 1785 to 2007


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The Illustrated London News Over 260,000 full colour pages from the fully searchable archives of the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper from its debut in 1842 to 2003


All the above available remotely and within libraries.

Current Daily and Sunday Newspapers are available to read in the Information Centre; all are retained for the current and preceeding months and many for longer.

The Local Studies Service holds an extensive collection of newspapers on film covering Aberdeen City and Shire, Banffshire and Kincardineshire. The earliest is the first edition of "The Aberdeen's Journal" of 29 December 1747. More recent files are held as hard copy. To view or download a complete listing of these holdings click on Newspaper Resources on Microfilm (PDF Format 2.4 MB)


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