American Univesity of Beirut

Historical newspapers and magazines at the UL!

​​The University Libraries are proud to provide access to major historical newspapers and magazines, local and international, and their archives. Most of these resources can be consulted digitally, and some can be viewed on microfilm readers at Jafet Library.

The list of historical newspapers and magazines can be digitally accessed here.

Hundreds of local and regional newspapers and magazines, as well as official gazettes, are also available on microfilms, and can be viewed using the microfilm reader machines after securing an appointment. Some of the titles included in this special collection are:

Annahar, Daily Star, Commerce du Levant, L'Orient Le Jour, Al-Ahram, Lisan Al-Hal, Al-Muktataf, Al-Fatat, Al-Ahrar, Al Jami'a (AUB publication), Al-Dabbur​, etc... Please consult the Early Arab Press guide for more information

​For more information about our collections, contact Jafet Library at or on ext. 2​620.​

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