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6 March 2020

Get your free online news subscription through Deakin Library

BREAKING NEWS: If you’re a Deakin student or staff member, you get the latest news for free! Staying up to date on current affairs and learning the skills of media analysis is critical to your education. Deakin Library offers you access to a broad range of digital newspapers and journals. Here are the outlets you can access through the library.

Nine Entertainment Co (formerly Fairfax)

This subscription covers The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian Financial ReviewOnce Deakin staff and students have logged in via single sign-on they can then access these publications through the library catalogue.

News Limited

This subscription offers unlimited digital access to the Geelong Advertiser and The Australian  until 18 February, 2021. You’ll have access to desktop and mobile content for both newspapers, as well as the News+ network including, and a diverse range of other news websites.

Yes! How do I sign up?

  1. Go the library’s News Ltd subscription page for all the details
  2. Make sure you read and agree to the Terms and Conditions
  3. Click the Subscribe button and enter the information requested
  4. Start reading!

To find out more, go to the FAQs page. Please note that your initial subscription will be to the Geelong Advertiser website. Once subscribed there, you are able to access The Australian website with the same credentials. No additional registration is required. If you are a current subscriber, your subscription from 2019/20 will be carried over as long as you are still an eligible Deakin user. You do not need to resubscribe.

Other publishers

For links to explore a full range of Australian and international newspapers, please use the A-Z Journals and Newspapers page. If you have any questions about access, please contact the library directly.

Originally published on Article, the Deakin Library blog.

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