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Databases for Engineers

How to link to and use databases in the subject of engineering.

Accessing Newspapers

Newspaper articles are a valuable source of information for current events and opinions. Archived issues are also for background information and historical source material. Library Services subscribes to a number of titles in online or print formats. All of the resources listed below are available via FindIt@Bham or the links stated in the text.

Library Services holds some titles in printed format and these can be found on the third floor. Titles currently subscribed to in print are:

  • The Guardian
  • The Observer
  • The Times
  • The Sunday Times
  • Suddeustche Zeitung
  • Frankfurter Allgemeine
  • Politico
  • Le Monde
  • Le Monde Diplomatique
  • The Baltic Times
  • Parlamentskaya Gazeta
  • Poisk


Newspapers Online

Nexis Advance UK includes the full-text of many of the broadsheets (from the mid-1980s). Many national, regional, and specialist (e.g. computing) newspaper and magazines are also available. 

NB: Due to a one month embargo on current content, access does not include the most recent month's articles.

In 1994 Der Spiegel Online was launched which contains separate editorial content. Spiegel Online International was established in 2004 and provides content in the English language.

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