Books/Manuscript: (UK) The British Newspaper Archive

Contributed by Admin on Jan 22, 2012

“The British Library and online publisher brightsolid have launched a website that will transform the way people use historical newspapers to find out about the past.

The British Newspaper Archive website will offer access to up to 4 million fully searchable pages featuring more than 200 newspaper titles from every part of the UK and Ireland

Whether you are a researcher, historian or simply want to know more about Britain's history, take this fantastic opportunity to search a vast treasure trove of newspapers from your own home.

The newspapers mainly date from the 19th century and cover every aspect of local, regional and national news, offering access to news stories, family notices, letters, obituaries and advertisements.”

Visit the British Newspaper Archive website for more information and subscription rates.