Early modern newspaper collections online
A mixture of survey sites and specific collections in European libraries.
Burney Collection - British newsprint from the 17th and 18th centuries. Available for free from British higher education institutions or onsite at the British Library; otherwise by subscription.
Fuggerzeitungen - research and digitisation project on the collection of Fugger manuscript newspapers in the Viennes National Library.
Gazeta de Lisboa - Early 18th-century Portuguese newspaper.
Gazetas manuscritas da Biblioteca Pública de Évora - 18th Century handwritten Portuguese newsletters
Gazetier universel - links to digital images of French-language newspapers and periodicals, a number of them from the 17th century.
Le Gazette Bolognesi - 1645-1796. An image-only database of early Italian newspapers, browsable by date.
ICON - International Coalition Newspapers. An index of newspaper digitation projects from all over the world.
JANUS - Estudios sobre el Siglo de Oro. A new, online open-access journal on the literature and culture of the Spanish Golden Age, with a particular emphasis on (among others) newsbooks and pamphlets in early modern Spain.
Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag - pilot project digitising Dutch language newsprint from 1618 to 1945.
Mercure Francois - 1605-1643. Not strictly a newspaper, but an important resource for the early history of newsprint nonetheless. Digitised and hosted by the Ecole des Hautes-Etudes en Sciences Sociales.
"Mercúrio Português" - 1663-7. Early Portuguese printed newsbook, hosted by the National Library of Portugal
Relaciones de Sucesos - News pamphlets held in the University Library of Seville.
Relation - Digital images of the world's oldest newspaper, printed at Strasbourg from 1605. Hosted by the university library of Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg.
SIERS - Website of the Sociedad Internacional para el Estudio de las Relaciones de Sucesos (International Society for the study of Newsbooks)
Zeitschriftendatenbank - comprehensive database of online newspapers and periodicals from the 16th century to the present.