The Austrian National Library
Browsing ANNO - Historical Newspaper Archive Online
The Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) hosts ANNO (AustriaN Newspapers Online), a virtual newspaper reading room, There is an alphabetical list of titles already available and in the process of being digitised.
You can select a specific newspaper title or choose a date and see all newspapers which published an issue on that date.
Some newspapers in this collection have been prepared for full text search which is in Beta version. Nearly 200,000 newspaper issues with nearly 2 million pages of searchable full text are online from 1704 to 1872. This is more than 97 percent of the newspapers located on ANNO up to 1872.
The full text is based on an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) data read, an automated process. As a result in a the quality of text recognition varies. Success in locating a name or place might be increased with the use of wildcards.