LAL's contemporary newspapers (1940s-present)
Looking for contemporary print newspapers? LAL holds 216 titles of printed newspapers from c. 1940s to the present. These titles, searchable in the Library Catalog, are stored at the Tulane Libraries Off-site Library Facility. They must be requested by filling out an Off-Site Materials Request form. Once at LAL, the newspapers will be available for consultation during office hours.
Additional information about this collection:
Geographic Coverage: Antigua, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Bolivia, British Guiana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hondruas, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, Trinidad, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands
Request: Off-Site Materials Request (Please note that Off-Site Materials require one day for retrieval)
Questions: Don't hesitate to write us at Lal@tulane.edu or call us at (504) 865-5681
Key newspaper titles include El Universal, Mexico City's largest-selling newspaper; O Globo (Brazil); La Nación (Argentina); and El Mercurio (Chile). Three business titles, El Economista (Mexico), Valor Econômico(Brazil), and Portafolio (Colombia) are also important resources for researchers.
Latin American Newsstand titles includes eight Brazilian newspapers, three Mexican newspapers, two newspapers each from Argentina, Costa Rica, Peru, and Uruguay, and single newspapers from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. The remaining titles are regional magazines and wire services including Noticias Financieras financial newswire; InfoAmericas market analysis and regional economic trends; IPS-Inter Press Service news agency; El Reporte Delta weekly technology newsletter; and Business Wire Latin America.
View the full title list: Latin American Newsstand Title List
LexisNexis has aggregated foreign language news sources to make searching easier. To access the titles included in each list: Go to advanced options and click on the little "i."
Newspaper Digitization Iniatives -This International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON) database highlights and links to past, present, and prospective digitization projects of newspapers. Scroll down on the page to see newspaper digitization initiatives organized by country.
Additionally, microfilmed newspapers held elsewhere can sometimes be requested via Interlibrary Loan. Two key places to look: