The Library subscribes over 1,000 print journals; both their current and back issues are prefixed with [SER] and available on the 1/F North of the Library
Journals can be accessed through the following channels:
They are located at the Popular Magazine Corner on 1/F South of the Library. They are for in-house use only.
Back issues are shelved in the Back Issue Newspaper Room on 1/F North (MB101/12). Back issues of overseas newspapers are retained for 3 months and local newspapers for 1 month.
Provides users with full-text searching and browsing of local newspapers. The Database is updated daily with an archive dated back to 1998.
Provides a quick link to current and archived news from Singtao (back to 1995), Ming Pao (back to 1996), the HK Economic Journal (from 1997), the South China Morning Post (back to 1984) and other overseas newspapers.
- South China Morning Post (SCMP)
Covers the latest 20 years of SCMP news. Archive access of SCMP (1903 – 2000) is available at ProQuest Historical Newspapers: South China Morning Post.
Provides access to over 2,000 local and overseas newspapers with daily updates and latest 12-month archival access.
- Hong Kong Newspaper Clippings Index 1980-1999 (香港報章剪報目錄)
Archives the newspaper clippings of local newspapers from 1980-1999.
The following newspapers are also available in microfilms, which can be found in the MLLC (2/F).
- Hong Kong Economic Journal (1986-2 Jan 2012);
- Ming Pao (1959-2013)
- Sing Tao Daily (1938-2004)
- Sing Tao Wan Pao (1946-1994)
- South China Morning Post (1904-1995, 1998-2014)
Microfilm and microfiche readers are located at the MLLC: