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Historical Studies Library Guide: Newspapers

A general guide for students in Historical Studies

In Print

Special Collections holds a collection of local and national newpapers and a range of Southern African newspapers.  There are also several large collections of news clippings indexed by subject.

Copies of the latest local and some national newspapers are available for perusal in the Newspaper Reading area in the Hub (Main Level) of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library.


Electronic Access


Online access to local, national and international newspapers is limited to that which is freely available on the web.   Many of these newspapers require subscriptions before their entire content may be viewed.  

However, UCT Libraries does have access to the following:-