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Newspapers and other online news sources from the 17th – 21st centuries: France, Belgium and the Netherlands

A guide to historical and current newspapers and news sources, covering the 17th to 21st centuries. Includes searching tips, outline common problems and lists key resources available to Oxford scholars.

Key French newspapers

The following web sites provide access to historical archives of French and Francophone newspapers. 

Individual newspapers

Key Belgian newspapers

Key Dutch newspapers

Useful SOLO subject searches

French newspapers -- Directories
Paris (France) --  Newspapers
Belgian newspapers -- Bibliography
Press -- Belgium -- History

Bibliographies

Various bibliographies relating to French newspapers are to be found at REF.F.21 in the French and German Reading Room, Taylor Institution Library.

Suggested reading