Melbourne University Digital Newspaper Access
This post was published on June 3, 2019. We’ve updated links to how you might access newspapers online in this 2020 post.
Access the major newspapers online via the library
The homepage of the Melbourne University library has many different areas to explore.
Under Resources, they have available a selection of Current Newspapers free for students and staff to access.
Some big names include
- THE AGE
- AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW
- THE CONVERSATION
- TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION
- SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
Newspapers and research
Newspaper articles are a valuable starting point for research. As part of the research process, or for inspiring research, Newspapers:
- can provide multiple points of view
- become historical sources
- show events within context
- exhibit biases that are interesting to analyse