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AUSTRALIA - ABC OPEN ARCHIVE MATERIALS
The ABC has released a selection of its archive materials for use by the public. These materials are being made available online directly from the ABC as well as from a number of cultural partners as specified. 

AUSTRALIA - AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION - FLICKR
Flickr - almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world - has two main goals: to help people make their photos available to the people who matter to them and to enable new ways of organizing photos and video.

AUSTRALIA - AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY GAZETTES 1989-2012
There are only two series of the ACT Gazettes: Regular Gazettes weekly includes: General Information, Employment, Government Notices and Private Notices. Special Gazettes (irregular) contain notices which require urgent publication, such as those relating to the making of subordinate legislation, proclamations bringing Acts into operation and any other notice which cannot meet normal gazette deadlines.

AUSTRALIA - AUSTRALIAN NEWSPAPERS 1803 - 1954
Digitised and Indexed collection of the earliest newspapers published in Australia from 1803 through to the mid 1950's.

AUSTRALIA - CAMDEN - THE DISTRICT REPORTER
The local paper of the Camden and Wollondilly areas. The online archives has PDF's of papers from 2009 - 2015. Back Then is a historical feature found on the back page of the paper which covers past historical events in the two shires.

AUSTRALIA - COMMONWEALTH GOVENMENT GAZETTES 1901-2012
Three types of Gazettes were published prior to July 2013. 1) The Government Notices Gazette - published once a week. 2) The Special Gazette - these contained a single notice about a particular matter that required urgent publication, or publication on a specific day and were republished in the following week’s Government Notices Gazette. 3) The Periodic Gazette - These were published irregularly as required and could contain multiple notices in relation to a specific subject area within the responsibility of the notifying government department.

AUSTRALIA - E BOOKS - PROJECT GUTENBERG AUSTRALIA
This Australian page boasts many ebooks by Australian writers, or books about Australia. There is a diverse range; from the journals of the land and sea explorers; to the early accounts of white settlement in Australia; to the fiction of 'Banjo' Paterson, Henry Lawson and many other Australian writers.

AUSTRALIA - eEDITIONS OF FAIRFAX COMMUNITY NEWS
The Liverpool and Fairfield Champion newspapers are two of the local electronic papers online. There are 21 papers including the Macarthur, Wollondilly, Blue Mountains, Southern Shire, Blacktown, Penrith and Parramatta districts.

AUSTRALIA - NEWS LOCAL
The Liverpool Leader digital edition is one of the 24 newspapers found on the News Local site from around Sydney. The electronic editions are an exact replica of the printed edition. Now you can read all of your favourite sections online in a familiar format while taking advantage of a series of advanced digital tools.

AUSTRALIA - NSW GOVENMENT GAZETTE 1832-2001
The digitised copies of the NSW Government Gazette from 1832 to 2001 are available online through Trove's Government Gazette zone.

AUSTRALIA - NSW GOVENMENT GAZETTE 1836-1851
The NSW Gazettes are found on the Victoria State Library's Victorian Gazette Archive website in searchable pdf format. Victoria in the early years was still part of NSW.

AUSTRALIA - PANDORA - AUSTRALIA'S WEB ARCHIVE
PANDORA - The Australia's Web Archive was established by the National Library of Australia in 1996 and is a growing collection of online publications. Pandora has collaboration with nine other Australian libraries and other collecting agencies with the responsibilities for collecting and preserving Australian documentary heritage.

AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND - TEXT QUEENSLAND
Text Queensland is a unique and dynamic collection of full-text, searchable, digitised sources including Government Gazettes, Books, Theses, Journals, Pugh's Almanac on Queensland colonial and state history.

AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE 1859-1900
The Gazette listed Queensland government business, including jobs, tenders, and land transactions. The gazette covered a range of issues including proclamations, official appointments from teachers to railway employees, licences, legal notices, statistics, and bankruptcy notices, among others.

AUSTRALIA - RYERSON INDEX 
The Ryerson Index is an index to death notices appearing in current Australian newspapers. It also includes some funeral notices, probate notices and obituaries.

AUSTRALIA - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - THE SAVILLE INDEX
The Saville Index is an Alphabetical index to funeral notices for South Australia from 1971-2013.

AUSTRALIA - SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT GAZETTES 1839 - 1999
The Government Gazettes are record proceedings by the State and Local Government authorities published weekly from 1839 to 1999.

AUSTRALIA - TASMANIA GOVERNMENT GAZETTE 1827-1947
The Tasmanian Gazette was know as The Hobart Town Gazette from 1827-1906 changing to The Tasmanian Government Gazette from 1907-1945

AUSTRALIA - TASMANIA POLICE GAZETTES 1861-1991
These Gazettes were published as Reports of Crime from 1861 to 1883 and thereafter became known as the Tasmanian Police Gazette. View the gazettes on line from the Tasmania Archives/items in series/click on the year of the gazette for links to the pdf.

AUSTRALIA - THE NORTHERN TERRITORY TIMES AND GAZETTE 1873-1927
The Northern Territory Times and Gazette was a newspaper in Darwin established in 1873 and closed in 1932. The paper was called The Northern Territory Times and Gazette from 1873–1927 and then the Northern Territory Times from 1927-1932

AUSTRALIA - THE SYDNEY GAZETTE AND NSW ADVERTISER 1803-1842
The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser from 1803-1842, can also be view online at Trove.

AUSTRALIA - THE SYDNEY MAIL 1807 - 1938
Free online archives of The Sydney Mail papers covering the newspapers from 1807 - 1938. Some years are missing.

AUSTRALIA - THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 1830 - 1989
Free online archives of The Sydney Morning Herald papers covering the newspapers from 1830 - 1989.

AUSTRALIA - THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD ARCHIVES
Search every edition of The Sydney Morning Herald and the Sun-Herald 1955 - 1995. All articles, captions and advertisements are fully keyword searchable and full-text results are returned in an exact digital reproduction of the printed pages as they were originally published. Search birth, death and marriage notices. AVAILABLE FREE FROM LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE.

AUSTRALIA - THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD LIBRARY EDITION (in the Library) 
An identical replica of the Sydney Morning Herald printed edition from 2006 onward. AVAILABLE FREE FROM LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE.

AUSTRALIA - TROVE
Digitised Australian historic Newspapers 1803 - 1954.

AUSTRALIA - TROVE MEMORIALS
Looking for a descendant? These stories and obituaries are gathered here as a result of text editing undertaken in Trove after a call by the South Australian library for digital volunteers. The images used are from the articles cited at the end of each entry of each Australian Service personal.

AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA GOVERNMENT GAZETTE 1836 - 1997
This online archive of historic government gazettes provides access to over 160 years of official information published in and about Victoria.

AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA - THE AGE 1854 - 1989
Free online archives of the Victorian city of Melbourne's paper The Age, covering the newspapers between 1854 - 1989.

AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA - THE AGE 1990+
News Store allows you to search Fairfax publications and ASX company announcements from 1990 to today. It's free to search, however a small charge applies if you want to view the full text of an article. Pay site

AUSTRALIA - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT GAZETTE 1836 - 2014
Search the WA Government Gazette website for Gazettes from 1836-2014 all in pdfs.

AUSTRALIA - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT GAZETTE 1847 - 2015
This online archive of historic government gazettes provides access to over 170 years of official information published in and about Western Australia from 1847-2015.

AUSTRALIA - WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE GAZETTES
The Police Gazette of Western Australia (1876 onwards) is a valuable resource for researching police and criminals in Western Australia.

AUSTRALIAN - PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS 1840 - 1845
The Australian Periodical Publications 1840 - 1845 component of the Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project (ACDP) provides web access to digital copies of Australian serials first published between 1840 and 1845. The digitised copies were produced from microfilm. In most cases, new microfilm was produced so that a suitable digital image could be produced.

CANADA - BRITISH COLUMBIA HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS
The British Columbia Historical Newspapers project features digitized versions of historical papers from around the province. The titles, which range from the Abbotsford Post to the Phoenix Pioneer, date from 1865 to 1989.

CANADA - CANADIAN NEWS ONLINE
This page contains links to English - and French - language Canadian or Canadian-related newspaper sites.

CANADA - NOVA SCOTIA HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS
A trial newspaper digitisation project sponsored by Libraries Nova Scotia was carried out in Halifax at Nova Scotia Archives, and at the Beaton Institute, Cape Breton University. Both institutions offer specialised in-house digitisation services for archival material. Extensive historical newspapers from around Nova Scotia, held by these institutions and by Cape Breton Regional Library, a partner in the project, were digitised.

ENGLAND - 17th-18th CENTURY BURNEY COLLECTION NEWSPAPERS  New link
These newspapers and news pamphlets represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. THIS DATABASE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AT LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE.  ACCESS TO DATABASE IS FREE THROUGH THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW BY USING YOUR LIBRARY CARD.

ENGLAND - BRITISH LIBRARY NEWSPAPERS 19th CENTURY  New link
National and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of the 19th century British society. THIS DATABASE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AT LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE. ACCESS TO DATABASE IS FREE THROUGH THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW BY USING YOUR LIBRARY CARD.

BRITISH NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE 
The British Newspaper Archive contains millions of digitised newspaper pages from the British Library's vast collection. AVAILABLE FREE FROM LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE.

ENGLAND - BRITISH NEWSPAPERS 1600-1950  New link
In addition to the newspapers this database includes specially commissioned essays and contextual materials. THIS DATABASE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AT LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE. ACCESS TO DATABASE IS FREE THROUGH THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW BY USING YOUR LIBRARY CARD.

ENGLAND - ENGLISH NEWSPAPERS A-K
A -K collection of today's newspapers from the towns and cities from around England.

ENGLAND - ENGLISH NEWSPAPERS L-Z
L-Z collection of today's newspapers from the towns and cities from around England.

ENGLAND - GALE NEWS VAULT  New link
Cross-search all your Gale newspaper archives including 17th - 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, Daily Mail Historical Archive, Illustrated London News Historical Archive, Times Digital Archive and more ...THIS DATABASE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AT LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE.  ACCESS TO DATABASE IS FREE THROUGH THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW BY USING YOUR LIBRARY CARD.   

ENGLAND - KENT MESSENGER 1859 -1912
View the South Eastern Gazette 1852 - 1912 archival newspaper for free thanks to a grant from the - Your Heritage Lottery Fund and a dedicated group of volunteers who have worked on this project.

ENGLAND - LONDON - THE SPECTATOR ARCHIVE
Every page has been scanned and digitised, each article tagged and extracted, so that you can search the whole archive by content, keyword, topic, location, and date.

ENGLAND - NINETEENTH CENTURY SERIALS EDITION
The Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (NCSE) is a free, online edition of six nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers.

ENGLAND - OPEN DOMESDAY
The first online copy of Domesday Book of 1086: search for your town or village in Domesday Book, find population and tax records, names, places and much more.

ENGLAND - THE GAZETTE
Whether you’re a keen genealogist, or just interested in finding out a bit more about the lives and times of your family. The Gazette holds a wealth of information to reconnect you to your past. Established 1665.

ENGLAND - THE STRAND 1891 - 1922
A monthly magazine founded by George Newnes. It was published in the United Kingdom from January 1891 to March 1950. Probably the most popular of the 'illustrated periodicals' popular in late Victorian and Edwardian times, the Strand Magazine had a regular circulation of over 400,000 copies a month for many years. British news magazine; issues 1–384 in PDF Free.

ENGLAND - THE TIMES DIGITAL ARCHIVE 1785 - 2012  New link
The complete digital edition of The Times (London). THIS DATABASE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AT LIVERPOOL REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE.  ACCESS TO DATABASE IS FREE THROUGH THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW BY USING YOUR LIBRARY CARD.

ENGLAND AND IRELAND - GEORGIAN AND EARY VICTORIAN REGIONAL NEWSPAPERS 1750's - 1870's
The collection on this site consists of over c.800 free searchable extracts and some full transcripts of English and Irish, Georgian and early Victorian Regional Newspapers . One the largest free collections the web full of unique material. All counties covered but principally Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, London, Lancashire Middlesex, Surrey, Worcestershire and Wiltshire.

ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND - GAZETTES
The London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes have been brought together into a new, re-launched, and fully searchable online service. The Gazette is the official journal of the United Kingdom, Scotland and Northern Ireland and is published by The Stationery Office (TSO) under the superintendence of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO), part of The National Archives.

EUROPE - EUROPEANA COLLECTIONS
Europeana works with thousands of European archives, libraries and museums to share cultural heritage for enjoyment, education and research. Europeana Collections provides access to over 50 million digitised items – books, music, artworks, newspapers and more.

FINLAND - OLD NEWSPAPERS 1771 - 1910
The National Library has digitised in Finland in 1771 - 1910 appeared in the newspapers, and they are free to use copyrighted material for this service kautta.

FINLAND - THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF FINLAND - DIGITAL COLLECTIONS
The Digital Collections has a large collection of Newspapers 1771-1929; Journals up til 1929 are free for online use. Newer journals are available for public use in all of the Finland's legal deposit copy libraries. The site also includes Ephemera, Maps and Atlases, and other online collections.

FRANCE - MAJOR DAILY NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
Gallica is the online digital library of the National Library of France and contains a large digitised selection of newspapers and magazines, books, manuscripts, images, cards, sheets and sound recordings.

GERMANY - ZEFY HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS
The newspaper Information System ZEFYS provides access to digitised historical newspapers (mostly digitised images, sometimes also full texts), allows a bibliographic research on newspaper collections in German libraries and has worldwide free available Internet resources to Newspapers.

IRELAND - DUBLIN GAZETTE 1754 - 1800
The Dublin gazette newspaper was the medium for the publication of governmental, statutory and other notices. Publication began on October the 25th, 1705 and ceased on the 27th of January, 1922, when the title changed to Iris Oifigiúil. Please beware that the files carrying the newspaper are incredibly large.

IRELAND - E-BOOKS - FREE IRISH GEAEALOGY E-BOOKS
These pages list 4,000 free Books and Journals on the topic of Irish, Irish-American, Irish-Australian and Irish-Canadian Genealogy which can all be read online. Many of these books are 'out of print', rare or otherwise unavailable in paper format. Some of the family histories were printed for 'Private Circulation' in fewer than 100 - 200 copies but are now available to anyone online.

IRELAND - IRELAND OLD NEWS
Ireland Old News is a collection of social, political, maritime and criminal news stories transcribed from Irish newspapers of the 18th to early 20th century. Articles currently on the site are organized by county of publication, year and month.

IRELAND - IRISH LIVES REMEMBERED GENEALOGY MAGAZINE
An online free Irish genealogy eMagazine.

IRELAND - IRISH NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES
Irish Newspaper Archives is the largest Digital Archive of Irish Newspapers in the world, with over 40 titles from all over the country, providing access to millions of newspaper articles spanning over 300 years of Irish history.

IRELAND - IRISH NEWSPAPERS
A website with a collection of current newspapers from around Ireland.

IRELAND - IRISH TIMES - NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE
Explore over 150 years of Irish Times journalism, as it originally appeared in print. Searchable by keyword and date, digital subscribers can view reproductions of every page of The Irish Times from 1859 to the present day. Pay Site

IRELAND - KILDARE OBSERVER
The Kildare Observer a weekly newspaper from 1880 to 1935 available on line for free.

IRELAND - THE CENTURY IRELAND
The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. Century Ireland is published on a fortnightly basis, beginning in May 2013, and is the main online portal for the Irish decade of commemorations, 1912 - 1923.

NEW ZEALAND - NIUPEPA MAROI NEWSPAPERS
Search this website collection of historic newspapers published primarily for a Māori audience between 1842 and 1932. The newspapers can be search, browsed or accessed by date.

NEW ZEALAND - PAPERS PAST
Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals 1839 to 1945 and includes 61 publications.

NEW ZEALAND - THE NEW ZEALAND GAZETTE 1841 - 2009
The New Zealand Gazette is the official newspaper of the Government of New Zealand. It is divided into commercial and government notices, covering business proceedings, bankruptcies, land transfer and more.

NEW ZEALAND - THE UPPER HUTT LEADER 1939 - 1964
The current digital collection covers the early years of the paper, 1939 - 1964. This collection contains 1,061 issues comprising 7,534 pages and 55,728 articles. The collection is incomplete with no issues for 1942, 1945 and 1948 and some issues missing from various years.

SCOTLAND - GAZETTEER FOR SCOTLAND
The Gazetteer for Scotland is a vast geographical encyclopedia, and the first comprehensive gazetteer produced for Scotland since 1885, it includes tourist attractions, industries and historical sites, together with histories of family names and clans, biographies of famous Scots and descriptions of historical events associated with Scotland.

SCOTLAND - GAZETTERS OF SCOTLAND, 1803 - 1901 
Browse and search 20 volumes of the most popular descriptive gazetteers of 19th-century Scotland, covering towns, counties, parishes, glens and more.

SCOTLAND - SCOTTISH NEWSPAPERS
An up to date collection of today’s newspapers from around Scotland.

SCOTLAND - THE SCOTSMAN DIGITAL ARCHIVE NEWSPAPER
The Scotsman Digital Archive allows you to search through decades of historic high definition digital scans from The Scotsman's newspapers dating from 1817-1950.

UNITED STATES - BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE ONLINE 1841 to 1902
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (New York) was published from 1841 to 1955, then revived for a short time from 1960 to 1963. This site covers the period from October 26, 1841 to December 31, 1902.

UNITED STATES - CHRONICLING AMERICA
Historic American Newspapers from 1836 - 1922.

UNITED STATES - GENEALOGYBANK.COM
GenealogyBank's 7,000+ historical newspapers include letters, speeches, opinion pieces, advertisements, hometown news, photographs, illustrations and more. These unique primary documents go beyond names and dates, providing first-hand accounts that simply aren't available from census or vital records alone. Pay Site

UNITED STATES - NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE
Access more than 120 million newspaper pages dating to 1607. Browse newspapers by American state and city, or enter names and other keywords along with desired dates and locations. Click on Help to take tutorials on using the site. Pay Site

UNITED STATES - NEWSPAPERS
Find historical newspapers from across the United States. Explore 3,600 newspapers from the 1700s - 2000s for newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history and other research. Pay Site

UNITED STATES - NEWSPAPER LINKS OF OLD
The site belongs to Lawson Research Services and has a list and links to Newspapers across America.

UNITED STATES - OLD FULTON, NEW YORK POST CARD WEBSITE
This site provides access to New York State historical photos and newspapers, 1795 - 2007. Search Over 20 million New York State historical newspaper pages.

WALES - WELSH NEWSPAPERS ONLINE
A free online resource from the National Library of Wales where you can discover millions of articles from the Library’s rich collection of historical newspapers. Welsh Newspapers Online currently lets you search and access over 1,100,000 pages from nearly 120 newspaper publications generally up to 1910. This resource also includes newspaper content that has been digitised by The Welsh Experience of WW1 project.

WALES - WELSH NEWSPAPERS
A collection of today’s newspapers from around Wales.

WORLD - ELEPHIND.COM - NEWSPAPERS
With Elephind.com it is now possible for family historians, genealogists, and researchers to search historic digitized newspaper archives from around the globe. The 2705 titles currently searchable from Elephind.com are listed under List of Titles.

WORLD - GOOGLE NEWSPAPERS
The site Google newspaper archives list 100's of papers from around the world.

WORLD - INTERNATIONAL COALITION ON NEWSPAPERS
International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON) page highlights and links to past, present, and prospective digitization projects of historic newspapers. The focus is primarily on digital conversion efforts, not full-text collections of current news sources.

WORLD - MEDIA - WIKIMEDIA COMMONS 
A database of 28,533,088 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.

WORLD - NEWSPAPER MAP
Touch an area on the world newspaper map and newspapers in that area or country will appear to browse.

WORLD - ONLINE NEWSPAPERS
The online newspapers have thousands of newspapers around the world listed by country and region.

WORLD - WIKIPEDIA LIST OF ONLINE NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES
The site has a list of online newspaper archives, including both free and pay digital archives. Most are scanned from microfilm into pdf, gif or similar graphic formats and many of the graphic archives have been indexed into searchable text databases utilizing optical character recognition (OCR) technology.

 

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