Austria: News Sources

Foreign newspaper content may be available

  • through subscription databases ( usually not full newspaper, but  selective and/or print-only);
  • in a film05a microfilm archive;
  • free (but frequently edited and/or reformatted) on a newspaper’s website; or
  • for purchase on the site, on an article-by-article basis, discoverable through a freely searchable archive.

The online database newspaper content available to BU students, staff and faculty is listed below by provider and requires login. Please note that coverage and content changes frequently; the lists are accurate as of June 2014.

Most foreign newspapers do not have digital institutional subscriptions. Print is expensive and can take up to 6 weeks to arrive, and newsprint is not easily archived.


Major Papers:

Kronen ZeitungHome:
Kronen Zeitung
Kurier AustriaHome:
Der Kurier
de pressePressDisplay:
Die Presse


Die Presse
Salzburger NachrichtenPressDisplay:
Salzburger Nachrichten


Salzburger Nachrichten

Library PressDisplay

covers most recent 60 days of entire newspaper (PDF)



varying dates; selected content; text-only(Database prevents linking directly to single newspapers – search and limit within database.)
Using Factiva

Austria Today English FullText, Full Coverage
Die Presse English Abstract, Selected Coverage
Die Presse German FullText, Full Coverage
Salzburger Nachrichten German FullText, Full Coverage
Der Standard German FullText, Selected Coverage
Wirtschaftsblatt German FullText, Full Coverage


Lexis-Nexis Academic

varying dates; selected content; text-only.

  • April 2004+
  • 1/5/1996+


ProQuest International Newsstand

varying dates; selected content; text-only.

  • Die Presse am Sonntag

    Full text coverage: May 29, 2011 (Vol. 19, no. 112) – present
  • Full text coverage: May 28, 2011 (Vol. 19, no. 111) – present

vLex Global

varying dates; selected content; text-only.


Publisher’s online content

usually reformatted and selected content from newsprint version. Indexes to archives may be available, but typically fulltext is pay-per-article.