Current and historical newspapers

Current and back issues of many newspapers are either in the Periodical Reading Room (4th floor, Robarts Library) or in Storage. A list of these newspapers can be found at: /sites/default/public/pjrc_stor_list.pdf. To consult current issues, inquire at the Periodical Reading Room Desk. Issues of other newspapers can be read online by accessing either the Russian Central Newspapers (UDB-COM), Baltics, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine Newspapers (UDB-EUR), or Central Asia and Caucasus Newspapers (UDB--CAC) databases.

For access to back issues in Storage, please contact the Petro Jacyk Central & East European Resource Centre (3rd floor, Robarts Library) at 416-978-0588.

For information about the University of Toronto Library's holdings of historical newspapers from Central and Eastern Europe see the guide Newspapers from Central and Eastern Europe in the University of Toronto Library (2008). Additionally, many Austrian Galician newspapers in Ukrainian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Hungarian, and German are listed in the guide to the Peter Jacyk Collection of Ukrainian Serials (1983). The University of Toronto Libraries offers online access to the Pravda Digital Library (1912-2009), Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports (1941-1996), and the Current Digest of the Post-Soviet and Russian Press (2005-present).

Also useful is the library guide to finding and searching current and historical newspapers.