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There are 6 sections on this page that point to news and media archives from around the world. The 7th section leads to other UWaterloo guides on finding and using primary sources.
Worldwide magazine and newspaper sources
Paper of Record
Archive of selected 19 and 20th century community newspapers from across Canada, the US, and other countries.
Search for cinema newsreels, cinema magazines, and historic clips
Coverage: 1896 - 1978
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports
English translations and digests of news from around the world.
Coverage: 1941 - 1996
Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996
English translations of news broadcasts and publications on the reaction to apartheid throughout the African continent and from around the world.
Coverage: 1946 - 1996
News, legal, and business sources from around the world, Find news, legislation, case law, statutes, company profiles, market & industry reports.
Coverage: 1970s - present
English language magazines & newspaper sources
Times Digital Archive
Search for news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements, historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements.
Coverage: 1785 - 2014
French language magazines & newspaper sources
German language magazines & newspaper sources
Russian language magazines & newspaper sources
Russian Historical Sources
Find Russian-language government documents and periodicals most which are unavailable in any other format. Don't hesitate to ask Library staff for help getting started.[microcard]
Kolokol = Колокол
Request from the Annex.
Coverage: 1857 - 1867
Letopis' Zhurnal'nykh Statei
A Russian language index to Soviet-era Russian language articles.
Coverage: 1956 - 1975
Pravda = Пра̑вда
Porter 1st floor call no. MIC S29. [microfilm]
Coverage: 1921 - 1938, 1956 - June 1991
Middle East and Asia news sources
World News in Indian Newspapers
Contains copies of three English language newspapers:
The India Gazette (1782-1834); The Bengal Hurkaru and Chronicle (1822-1866); and The Bengal Times (1876-1908).
Coverage: 1782 - 1908
The premiership of Mohammad Mossadegh and the August 1953 coup d'état against his government (1950-53)
The 1979 Revolution
The late 1990s/early 2000s era of President Mohammad Khatami.
Coverage: 1950s - early 2000s