Newspapers during the coronavirus crisis
The Microfilm Reading Room is open
You can read newspapers on microfilm located in the Microfilm Reading Room. The Microfilm Reading Room is open weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm with a limited number of seats. No support is available.
Search Swedish daily newspapers and book the newspaper computer
You cannot request newspaper originals, but anyone can search the service “Svenska dagstidningar (Swedish Newspapers)". Access to read is free for articles published until 1904.
If you want to read articles published after 1904, you can book a time on our newspaper computer in the Microfilm Reading Room. You can book a maximum of 2 hours / day.
You need a computer login in order to search and read articles on the newspaper computer. Activating your account may take 15-30 minutes. Please arrive half an hour before your booking begins.
How to find electronic newspapers
There are several databases that you can use for searching electronic newspapers:
(formerly Mediearkivet, accessible within Lund University)
Many Swedish newspaper articles from the 1990s and onward. Articles from the present year are added on a daily basis.
Swedish American newspapers
contains 28 Swedish American newspapers published across the United States between 1859 and 2007.
Interlibrary loans for other libraries
For libraries requesting interlibrary loans for newspapers on microfilm:
Please note that from July 13 through August 9, you cannot request interlibrary loans.
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