Le Gazetier universel

The Gazetier universel is a virtual library portal with a focus on the press of the French Ancien Régime. There are at present (June 2014) some 11.000 links to over 600 titles of in French periodicals (XVII-XVIII) but the revolutionary press. These newspapers are stored in different digital libraries over the world, including Google Books. All newspapers and journals can be browsed fully and freely. It is also possible to search periodicals by year and there are simple and advanced search options available. Users can also create an account to leave comments.

The Gazetier includes also direct links to the corresponding records in the scanned versions (completed and corrected) of the Dictionnaire des journaux (DP1) et du Dictionnaire des journalistes (DP2) (author, Jean Sgard).