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Newspapers during the coronavirus crisis

You cannot request original print newspapers. Instead, use the digital Swedish newspaper database. The Microfilm Reading Room is open and the newspaper computer is open for booking.

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. 

See a list  of Swedish newspapers on microfilm at the University Library (PDF, 239 kB, new tab, in Swedish)

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.

Search and read Swedish newspapers 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.

Book the newspaper computer in the microfilm reading room

How to find electronic newspapers

There are several databases that you can use for searching electronic newspapers:

Retriever Research

(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.

Search Retriever Research

Swedish American newspapers

contains 28 Swedish American newspapers published across the United States between 1859 and 2007.

Search Swedish American newspapers

Interlibrary loans for other libraries

For libraries requesting interlibrary loans for newspapers on microfilm:

See a list  of Swedish newspapers on microfilm at the University Library (PDF, 239 kB, new tab, in Swedish)

Please note that from July 13 through August 9, you cannot request interlibrary loans.

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