Printed newspapers

Reading a newspaper in the Library Lounge

The current daily and weekly newspapers can be found in the newspaper trays in the Library Lounge on the upper floor of the Central Library. Editions from the past 12 months are stored in the closed stacks and can be requested from the Central Library's check-out desk – these newspapers may only be used on the library premises, i.e. the reading room. A list of newspapers and weekly magazines (german)

Online newspapers


Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, (as of 1993) and Sunday edition (please note that this is not accessible via the external access interface)

Screenshot Database Nexis

Nexis serves articles from some thousands of daily and weekly newspapers and magazines. List of publications

Screenshot Database WISO Presse

WISO Presse  200 regional and national German-language newspapers and weeklies, available as fulltext, including Passauer Neue Presse, Spiegel, NZZ, Die Welt, Handelsblatt  List of publications 

Database Library Pressdisplay

PressReader (formerly Library PressDisplay) with more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines from all over the world. All titles are available in print layout. Editions from the past 90 days. You can also read all newspapers more comfortable and offline with the "PressReader App", read more (German)

Screenshot: Passauer Neue Presse, the local newspaper, viewed through Library Press Display

Passauer Neue Presse, the local newspaper, can be accessed from these systems:

Screenshot Database-Infosystem University Library Passau

Additional newspapers and newspaper sites can be found in the Database Information System (DBIS): Newspaper list

Newspapers and journals on microforms

The University Library owns 242 newspapers and journals on microfilm or microfiche.

Special collection: The microfilm collection includes 131 newspaper titles from the 19th century, World War I and the Weimar Republic, as well as the German exile literature 1933-45 and newspapers from the German Democratic Republic.

All microfilm and microfiche titles are listed in InfoGuide. You can also refer to this list: Newspapers and magazines on microfiche and microfilm (German)

Microfiche or microfilm can be requested for use in the reader-printer from the Central Library's check-out desk.

More about reading and saving microfiche and microfilm content with the reader-printers