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A guide to finding current & historical Canadian & international newspapers at Vancouver Public Library.
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INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS IN PRINT & MICROFILM

The Library keeps a minimum of two months of selected international newspapers (unless otherwise specified below).

Some papers are located at select branches only (see each title below for locations).

We do not archive or index international newspapers except where indicated under the titles below.  Most international newspapers have current issues indexed online through PRESSDISPLAY

The only historical international papers we keep on microfilm are: New York Times (1919, 1939, 1954-current), Seattle Times (1971-1994), Washington Post (1991-1994), West Shore from Portland, Oregon (Aug. 1875 - May 1891), & Financial Times of London, UK  (Jan. 1956-Dec. 1999).

Most newspapers can be found on Level 5 at the Central Library, unless otherwise noted.

SEARCH BY COUNTRY

INTERNATIONAL | ARGENTINA | AUSTRALIA | AUSTRIA | CANADA | CHINA

FRANCE | GERMANY | GREECE | INDIA | IRAN | IRELAND | ISRAEL | ITALY

JAMAICA | JAPAN | KOREA | MEXICO | NEW ZEALAND | PHILIPPINES |

RUSSIA | SAUDI ARABIA | SINGAPORE | SPAIN | UNITED KINGDOM |  UNITED STATES

 

SEARCH BY LANGUAGE

 

INTERNATIONAL


International New York Times  International  Language: English

Formerly known as: International Herald Tribune

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

Wall Street Journal Asia  International  Language: English

L4 (Business): Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

 

ARGENTINA


Clarin  Argentina: Buenos Aires  Language: Spanish

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

 

AUSTRALIA


Sydney Morning Herald  Australia: Sydney  Language: English

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

 

AUSTRIA


Der Standard  Austria: Vienna   Language: German

Joe Fortes Branch: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

 

CANADA  (for all languages see "Canadian Papers in Print & Microfilm")


Ming Pao Daily News  BC: Richmond   Language: Chinese

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). Check branches for availability.
No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

Punjabi Tribune  BC: Surrey  Language: Punjabi

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

Sing Tao  BC: Vancouver  Language: Chinese

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). Check branches for availability.
No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

World Journal  BC: Vancouver  Language: Chinese

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). Check branches for availability.
No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

L'Express du Pacifique  BC: Vancouver   Language: French

Publisher suspended subscription as of November 2011.

Il Marco Polo L'Eco D'Italia  BC: Vancouver  Language: Italian

Hastings Branch: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

Vancouver Shinpo  BC: Vancouver    Language: Japanese

L2 (Multilingual): Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

Le Devoir   Quebec: Montreal  Language: French

L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
Joe Fortes Branch: check for availability.
No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

La Presse  Quebec: Montreal  Language: French

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

 

CHINA


China Daily  China  Language: English

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

South China Morning Post  China: Hong Kong  Language: English

Ceased availability November 2013
 No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

 

FRANCE


Le Monde Diplomatique  France: Paris  Language: English

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

Le Monde  France: Paris  Language: French

L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
Kitsilano Branch: check for availability.
No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

 

GERMANY


Frankfurter Allgemeine Germany: Frankfurt  Language: German

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

Sueddeutsche Zeitang Germany  Language: German

Kitsilano Branch: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

 

GREECE


Kathimerini Greece: Athens   Language: Greek & English

Kitsilano Branch: Current issues available in print (Greek only)
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

 

INDIA


Times of India  India Language: English

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

 

IRAN


Iran Times  Iran  Language: Persian & English

L5: Current issues available in print
(2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
See catalogue record

     

    IRELAND


    Irish Times  Ireland  Language: English

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
    See catalogue record

     

    ISRAEL


    Jerusalem Post  Israel: Jerusalem  Language: English

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
    See catalogue record

     

    ITALY


    Corriere della Sera  Italy  Language: Italian

    Hastings Branch: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

    La Gazzetta dello Sport  Italy  Language: Italian

    Hastings Branch: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

    La Repubblica  Italy: Rome  Language: Italian

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

     

    JAMAICA


    Jamaican Sunday Gleaner  Jamaica: Kingston  Language: English

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
    See catalogue record

     

    JAPAN


    Japan Times  Japan: Tokyo  Language: English

    Publication suspended March 2015
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
    See catalogue record

    Mainichi Shimbun  Japan: Tokyo  Language: Japanese

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

     Yomiuri Shimbun  Japan: Tokyo  Language: Japanese

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

     

    KOREA


    Dong-A Ilbo  Korea: Seoul  Language: Korean

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

     

    MEXICO


    La Jornada  Mexico: Mexico City  Language: Spanish

    L5: Current issues available in print
    (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

       

      NEW ZEALAND


      Dominion Post  New Zealand: Wellington  Language: English

      L5: Current issues available in print
      (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

       

      PHILIPPINES


      Philippines Daily Inquirer  Philippines: Makati City  Language: English

      L5: Current issues available in print
      (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

       

      RUSSIA


      Moscow News  Russia: Moscow  Language: English

      Ceased February 2014
       No back issues on microfilm.
      See catalogue record

       

      SAUDI ARABIA


      Arab News  Saudi Arabia: Jeddah   Language: English

      L5: Current issues available in print
      (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

       

      SINGAPORE


      Singapore Sunday Times (Straits Times) Singapore: Singapore  Language: English

      L5: Current issues available in print
      (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
      See catalogue record

       

      SPAIN


      El Pais  Spain: Madrid  Language: Spanish

      L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
      Kitsilano Branch: check for availability.
      Mount Pleasant Branch: check for availability.
      No back issues on microfilm.

         

        UNITED KINGDOM


        Scotland on Sunday  United Kingdom: Edinburgh  Language: English

        L5: Current issues available in print
        (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

        Financial Times  United Kingdom: London  Language: English

        L4: Current issues available in print (4 months).
        Special Collections, L7: Microfilm available. (Jan. 1956-Dec. 1999)
        See catalogue record (332.05 F4913)

        Indexed in print: British Humanities Index on L5 050 B8625 (1962-1997)


        Times (of London)  United Kingdom: London  Language: English

        L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
        Joe Fortes Branch: check for availability.
        No back issues on microfilm.
        See catalogue record

        Indexed in print:


        Sunday Times (of London)  United Kingdom: London  Language: English

        L5: Current issues available in print
        (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
        See catalogue record

        Indexed in print:


        Guardian  United Kingdom: Manchester  Language: English

        L5: Current issues available in print
        (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

        Indexed in print: British Humanities Index on L5 050 B8625 (1962-1997)


          Guardian Weekly  United Kingdom: Manchester  Language: English

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in print: British Humanities Index on L5 050 B8625 (1962-1997)


           

          UNITED STATES


          USA Today  National

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Los Angeles Times  California: Los Angeles

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in microfilm:
          National Newspaper Index on L5 in microfiche cabinets 050X N2772 (1979-1993)


          San Francisco Chronicle  California: San Francisco

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Washington Post District of Columbia: Washington

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Microfilm available. (1991-1994 only)
          See catalogue record (050 W319)

          Indexed in microfilm:
          National Newspaper Index on L5 in microfiche cabinets 050X N2772 (1979-1993)


          Chicago Tribune  Illinois: Chicago

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Financial Times  New York: New York

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Christian Science Monitor (Monitor World) Massachusetts: Boston

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in print:
          National Newspaper Index on L5-microfiche cabinets 050X N2772 (1979-1993)


          New York Times New York: New York

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Joe Fortes Branch: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Microfilm available. (1919, 1939, 1954-current)
          See catalogue record (070 N532a)

          Indexed in print/microfilm:


          Wall Street Journal  New York: New York 

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Microfilm available. (January 1958 - )
          See catalogue record (332.05 W 18)

          Oregonian Oregon: Portland

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          West Shore Oregon: Portland

          Special Collections, L7: Microfilm available.
          (Aug. 1875 - May 1891)
          See catalogue record (050 W52)

          Barron's New York: New York

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Seattle Times / Sunday Seattle Times Washington: Seattle

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          L5: Microfilm available.
          (1971-1994)
          See catalogue record

           

          By Language

          SEARCH BY LANGUAGE

          CHINESE | ENGLISH | FRENCH | GERMAN | GREEK | ITALIAN

          JAPANESE | KOREAN | PERSIAN | PUNJABI | SPANISH

           

          CHINESE


          Ming Pao Daily News  Canada: Richmond, BC

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          Check branches for availability.
          See catalogue record

          Sing Tao  Canada: Vancouver, BC

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          Check branches for availability.
          See catalogue record

          World Journal  Canada: Vancouver, BC

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          Check branches for availability.
          See catalogue record

           

          ENGLISH


          International New York Times  International  Language: English

          Formerly known as: International Herald Tribune

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Wall Street Journal Asia  International

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Sydney Morning Herald  Australia: Sydney

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          CANADA  for all languages see "Canadian Papers in Print & Microfilm"


          China Daily  China

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          South China Morning Post  China: Hong Kong

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Le Monde Diplomatique  France: Paris

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Kathimerini  Greece: Athens   (+Greek)

          Kitsilano Branch: Current issues available in print (Greek only)
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Times of India  India

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Iran Times  Iran  (+ Persian)

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Irish Times  Ireland

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Jerusalem Post  Israel: Jerusalem

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Jamaican Sunday Gleaner  Jamaica: Kingston

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Japan Times  Japan: Tokyo

          Publication suspended March 2015
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Dominion Post  New Zealand: Wellington

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Philippines Daily Inquirer  Philippines: Makati City

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Moscow News  Russia: Moscow

          Ceased February 2014.
          No back issues on microfilm.

          Arab News  Saudi Arabia: Jeddah

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Singapore Sunday Times (Straits Times)  Singapore: Singapore

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Scotland on Sunday  United Kingdom: Edinburgh

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Financial Times  United Kingdom: London

          L5: Current issues available in print (4 months).
          Special Collections, L7: Microfilm available. (Jan. 1956-Dec. 1999)
          See catalogue record (332.05 F4913)

          Indexed in print: British Humanities Index on L5 050 B8625 (1962-1997)


          Times (of London)  United Kingdom: London  Language: English

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Joe Fortes Branch: check for availability.
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in print:


          Sunday Times (of London)  United Kingdom: London  Language: English

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in print:


          Guardian  United Kingdom: Manchester  Language: English

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Indexed in print: British Humanities Index on L5 050 B8625 (1962-1997)


          Guardian Weekly  United Kingdom: Manchester

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in print: British Humanities Index on L5 050 B8625 (1962-1997)


          USA Today  United States

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Financial Times  New York: New York

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Los Angeles Times  United States: Los Angeles

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in microfilm:
          National Newspaper Index on L5 in microfiche cabinets 050X N2772 (1979-1993)


          Wall Street Journal  United States:  New York 

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Microfilm available. (January 1958 - )
          See catalogue record (332.05 W 18)

          San Francisco Chronicle  United States: San Francisco

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Washington Post  United States: Washington

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Microfilm available. (1991-1994 only)
          See catalogue record (050 W319)

          Indexed in microfilm:
          National Newspaper Index on L5 in microfiche cabinets 050X N2772 (1979-1993)


          Chicago Tribune  United States: Chicago

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Christian Science Monitor (Monitor World) Massachusetts: Boston

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Indexed in print:
          National Newspaper Index on L5-microfiche cabinets 050X N2772 (1979-1993)


          New York Times New York: New York

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Joe Fortes Branch: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Microfilm available. (1919, 1939, 1954-current)
          See catalogue record (070 N532a)

          Indexed in print/microfilm:


          Wall Street Journal  New York: New York 

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Microfilm available. (January 1958 - )
          See catalogue record (332.05 W 18)

          Oregonian Oregon: Portland

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          West Shore Oregon: Portland

          Special Collections, L7: Microfilm available.
          (Aug. 1875 - May 1891)
          See catalogue record (050 W52)

          Barron's New York: New York

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Seattle Times / Sunday Seattle Times Washington: Seattle

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          L5: Microfilm available.
          (1971-1994)
          See catalogue record

           

          FRENCH


          Le Monde  France: Paris

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Kitsilano Branch: check availability
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          Le Devoir  Canada: Montreal, Quebec

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          Joe Fortes Branch: check availability
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

          La Presse  Canada: Montreal, Quebec

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

           

          GERMAN


          Der Standard  Austria: Vienna

          Joe Fortes Branch: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Frankfurter Allgemeine  Germany: Frankfurt

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Sueddeutsche Zeitang Germany

          Kitsilano Branch: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

           

          GREEK


          Kathimerini  Greece: Athens (+ English)

          Kitsilano Branch : Current issues available in print (Greek only)
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

           

          ITALIAN


          Corriere della Sera  Italy

          Hastings Branch: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          La Gazzetta dello Sport  Italy

          Hastings Branch: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          La Repubblica  Italy: Rome

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          See also:

          Il Marco Polo L'Eco D'Italia Canada: Vancouver, BC

          Hastings Branch: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

           

          JAPANESE


          Mainichi Shimbun  Japan: Tokyo

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          Yomiuri Shimbun  Japan: Tokyo

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          See also:

          Vancouver Shinpo  Canada: Vancouver, BC

          L2 (Multilingual): Current issues available in print (2 months).
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

           

          KOREAN


          Dong-A Ilbo  Korea: Seoul

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

           

          PERSIAN


          Iran Times  Iran (& English)

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

           

          PUNJABI


          Punjabi Tribune  Canada: Surrey, BC

          L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
          No back issues on microfilm.
          See catalogue record

           

          SPANISH


          Clarin  Argentina: Buenos Aires

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

          La Jornada  Mexico: Mexico City

          L5: Current issues available in print
          (2 months). No back issues on microfilm.

            El Pais  Spain: Madrid

            L5: Current issues available in print (2 months).
            Kitsilano Branch: check availability.
            Mount Pleasant Branch: check availability.
            No back issues on microfilm.

            NEWSPAPERS RESOURCES OUTSIDE OF VPL

            • UBC Library Newspapers Collection
              They do not loan out newspapers, but there is public access.
            • BC Archives
              BC newspapers on microfilm: located in Victoria. They do not loan out newspapers, but there is public access.
            • Library of Congress
              US & foreign newspapers on microfilm. Request copies through VPL's Interlibrary Loans Department (charges may apply).
            • British Library
              Newspaper catalogue with copying service available; search under: Search the Archive.
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