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)
Passauer Neue Presse, the local newspaper, can be accessed from these systems:
- WISO Presse: article database, archiving all editions starting from 1996
- Nexis: article database, archiving all editions starting from July 2012
- Digipress digital collections in the Database Information System retrospectively digitised (editions from 1946 to 1965)
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.