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Law - LLB and other law degrees (1st Year Support): Newspapers

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Find search guides, training videos and tutorials to assist you with finding Newspaper articles and conducting research with Newspapers on the Research Support tab.


The Oxford English Dictionary refers to newspapers as: " A printed publication, now usually issued daily or weekly, consisting of folded unstapled sheets and containing news, freq. with the addition of advertisements, photographs, articles, and correspondence; the organization or office issuing such a publication."

However, newspapers are also available electronically at the UJ Library.

Registered UJ students and staff have access to the following newspaper databases:

Newspaper Source



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Newspaper Source