The TEL portal[1] has been frozen since 31 December 2016. Over the course of 2017, we will be working to migrate all data and functionalities of Europeana Newspapers to the Europeana Collections platform. In the meantime, the service may be unresponsive at times and errors may occur; we apologise for any inconvenience.
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From 31 December 2016 ‘The European Library’ services will no longer be available and this portal will be frozen with no subsequent updates. 

For further information please visit this press release on the CENL (Conference of European National Librarians) website at or contact CENL by emailing



Newspapers Content (Europeana Newspapers)  

Current Content (July 2014)

 At present, The European Library newspaper interface has the following quantities of content. The full list of libraries from where the content is sources is below. A star (*) indicates that only issue-level metadata is available; for others full text and images are available as well.

Content Coming up

Throughout 2014, more full text (around 10m pages in total) and images (around 10m in total) from the following libraries are being added. Clicking on the link shows what content is already available.

In additional, information on issues (around 19m records) will be added from the following libraries.