Limiting to German
1) You can use the easy search for searching within individual newspapers:
Type the name of the paper (e..g., Welt, Frankfurter Rundschau) in the Source Title box.
2) Go to the Power Search for a general search for German-language articles.
Select Source Type "Foreign Language News" from pull-down menu.
Limit to Language (left hand column) after the results have been retrieved
For a comprehensive listing go to the German Studies Web.
ANNO: Austrian Newspapers Online
Digitization project for Austrian newspapers (late 19th and early 20th century).
Part of ZEFYS (see below). Open access to three major East German papers -- Neues Deutschland, Berliner Zeitung, Neue Zeit (registration is required).
A selection of significant German exile magazines (1933-1945)
Index deutschsprachiger Zeitschriften 1750-1815
Spiegel Archiv 1947-
A major digitization project that covers a large number of historical German-language newspapers, ranging from Argentinisches Wochenblatt to Vossische Zeitung.
Die Zeit Print Archiv (1946-)
Of interest, in particular, for the period immediately after World War II. Indexes 9 million newspaper clippings. The search is free but there is a fee for obtaining copies of the documents.
German-Language Newspaper Access in North America
Use this guide to find out where a particular newspaper is available. The emphasis is on historical newspaper holdings.