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Newspaper access provided by the Library

A summary of the UK and international newspaper titles provided by the Library to support study, research and reading for pleasure at the University of Bath.

Online access to newspapers

Our staff and students can access a huge range of newspapers online.

PressReader provides unlimited access to 7,000 digital newspapers and magazines from 120 countries in 60 languages. Once connected, you have access to full-image editions of all available titles. To make best use of all the features on offer, we recommend you create a PressReader account. Read our guide for more information.

The Library's Nexis subscription provides full-text access to the international press, including major world newspapers and the trade/advertising press. Read our short guide for more information on finding specific newspapers on Nexis.

UK and International newspapers, including many popular UK broadsheets such as:

  • The Daily Telegraph
  • The Guardian
  • The Independent
  • The Times
  • The Sunday Times

EMIS is an emerging markets platform providing company, country and industry intelligence. It includes 9,000 local news sources from 173 countries/regions. To find the news stories, choose the ‘countries’ tab and then ‘latest news’.

Financial Times – we have access to 25 years’ worth of FT articles via the ProQuest One Business. The quickest route in is to search for FT articles in our Library catalogue and follow links to View Online. Please note that there is an embargo on content from the most recent 30 days.

If you need the most recent FT content, you can use our separate subscription. requires you to register using your University of Bath email address. The FT charges us based on usage. Please help us keep costs down by searching for FT content via our catalogue in the first instance.

For historical FT content, please access the FT 1888-2016 archive

ProQuest One Business also includes hundreds of other newspapers and magazines, including for example The Wall Street Journal, The Economist and Sloan Management Review. You can also find these titles in our Library catalogue.

Times Higher Education (THE) – our subscription to the electronic version of the THE provides unrestricted access to their news and commentary, university rankings, World Summit Series and more.

To quickly access the full content online and for free, you will need to follow the link for online access provided via the Library catalogue THE record.

From the catalogue record page you then need to:

  • Select the Times Higher Education logo (red user account symbol at the top right of the web page)
  • Select Register to set up a personal THE account using your University email address
  • Enter your preferred username and password for use when logging-in to THE
  • (Optional) you can also choose to receive newsletter during the registration process
  • Select Join Us to complete the registration

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Printed newspapers

As of September 2020, no printed newspapers are kept by the library for browsing or review.

Please refer to the online versions where appropriate or contact subject staff for advice via if you are searching for specific news content.

Historical newspaper collections


If you have any questions, please contact us.

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