British Library Adds Extra 1 Million Pages To Online Newspaper Resource

Posted by admin on Mar 29, 2010

The British Library’s 19th Century Newspapers project, developed in partnership with JISC and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, offers researchers greatly enhanced access to a vast archive of socially, culturally and historically important collections previously only available in the Library’s London-based reading rooms. Providing highly illustrated materials on topics as diverse as the war in the Crimea to ladies fashion, the new additions both widen and deepen this unique resource, offering users a broader cross section of British society in the 19th century.

# Freely accessible to UK further and higher education institutions – this latest addition takes the total number of pages of 19th Century Newspapers available online to over 3 million –

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