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Communication: Newspapers & Journals

Library resources in Communication

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Newspapers in Arrane Library


Arrane Library has newspaper resources that vary from important historical studies to social and cultural insights of different eras.

  • In this guide you can find information about online journals the library has access to, newspapers in microfiche form in the audiovisual room as well as free-to-access newspapers in the library.
  • Daily newspapers, and monthly magazines – Aranne Library has access to PressReader – An online platform to read newspapers and magazines on a variety of fields and in different languages. Among the fields  - design, games, art, entertainment, health, automobiles, fashion, food, gardening, history and science, family, LGBTQ+, sport and more.

Notable newspapers:

Hebrew newspapers – Haaretz (in Hebrew and English), The Jerusalem Post, Israel Today.

International newspapers – New York Post, Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Washington Post, The Guardian.

Magazines - Forbes, Vogue, Vanity Fair, National Geographic, GQ, L’Express.

The PressReader platform enables users to download an app and browse content from their mobile phones.





The National Library Newspaper Collection

Every newspaper publisher in Israel is obliged to send two copies to the National Library. As a result, the National Library has a massive collection of Jewish and Israeli papers. The National Library holds papers from the 17th century until today.



Historical Jewish Journalism

The site holds hundreds of Jewish newspapers in a variety of languages from different countries and times.




AP Archive
Coverage and format: 1929 to date. Film and video from the Associated Press, ABC News, other sources owned by AP. Many records available, but much remains to be digitized Search the World's Historical Newspaper Archive 

The purpose of is to make it possible to search all of the world’s free digital newspapers from one place and at one time. A work in progress. From the 17 to 21 centuries. 

Europeana: Newspapers 

A project that will, over a period of 3 years, provide more than 18 million newspaper pages to the EUROPEANA service. Explore the headlines, articles, advertisements, and opinion pieces from European newspapers from 20 countries, dating from 1618 to the 1980s. 

ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers: International Collections 

Newspaper Digitization Projects. Links to past, present, and prospective digitization projects of historic newspapers, 292 publications dating from 1649–2015.. The focus is primarily on digital conversion efforts, not full-text collections of current news sources. 

Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers 

 The collection comprises out-of-copyright, orphaned content, and includes titles such as al-Ikhāʼ (Syria), al-Bilād al-Saʼūdīyah (Saudi Arabia), Tangier Gazette (Morocco) and La Vérité (Algeria). 

Newspapers SG 

Current and historic Singapore and Malaya newspapers. You can search digital archive of newspapers published between 1831-2009, or find information on over 200 newspaper titles in the National Library's microfilm collection. 


Australian newspapers online 

ca. 1803-1995 Exact dates vary by newspaper 




Arabic Newspapers in the National Library

An important collection of periodic publishes in Arabic that appeared in Israel/Palestine from the beginning of the 20th century  


Jrayed – Arabic Newspaper Archive of Ottoman and Mandatory Palestine

“Jrayed” is a digital archive of newspapers and magazines in Arabic the were published from the beginning of the ottoman rule in Israel to the end of the British mandate in Israel. The archive holds many papers that offer a variety of political, cultural, religious, .social and economic ideas. The archive holds daily newspapers as well as weekly, monthly and quarterly papers



Al-Ahram Digital Archive 

Founded in 1875, Al-Ahram is one of the longest-running newspapers in the Middle East. It has long been regarded as Egypt’s most authoritative and influential newspaper, and one of the most important newspapers in the Arab world, with a circulation of over 1 million. Prior to 1960, the newspaper was an independent publication and was renowned for its objectivity and independence. After being nationalized by President Nasser in 1960, Al-Ahram became the de facto voice of the Egyptian government and today the newspaper is managed by the Supreme Council of Press. 



Newspapers in Microfilm form can be found in the audiovisual archive on the 3rd floor of the library.

To order items from the archive please email

You may order up to 3 scans a day, and no more than 6 a week.  Scans may take up to 3 workdays to be delivered.

Examples of newspapers in the archive:

Newspapers Name Years in the microfiche archive
Haaretz June 1919 - December 2015
Yedioth Ahronoth June 1979 - December 2015
Maariv June 1991 - December 2015
The New York Times September 1851 - September 1995