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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

French and Francophone Studies: Media

Finding Individual Newspapers at the UIUC Library

You can find newspapers through the Primo Library Catalog by searching by title. 

Direct Links 

Le Figaro

Le Monde

Newspaper Databases

Newspaper Gateways


This section provides links to the commercial websites of international and domestic/regional newspapers that are available without a subscription. Further links to online newspapers from around the world are found through, which organizes them by continent.  The response times and transmission delays for these newspaper sites vary widely.




Historical Newspapers




Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers

The Center for Research Libraries is pleased to announce the preliminary release of Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers in Spring 2020 as the second Open Access collection coming out of the Global Press Archive (GPA) CRL Charter Alliance, the multi-year, flagship collaboration between CRL and East View Information Services.

French TV