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The resources below are general non-subject specific tools which are freely available online.  Check your subject LibGuide for subject recommendations and Bodleian Libraries' subscriptions.

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The Bodleian subscribes to a range of e-resources covering historical and contemporary newspapers. For a list visit Databases A-Z > Newspapers.  The following are free newspaper resources.

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