Thursday, July 03, 2008

Times Digital Archives

We now have access to Times Digital Archive, 19th Century British Library Newspapers and Burney Collection Newspapers.

The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985, is an online historical archive, delivering every page as published from 200 years of The Times (London).

19th Century British Library Newspapers - This full-text, fully searchable digital archive includes 50 papers originating in England, Scotland and Ireland, carefully selected from the British Library and providing a broad yet detailed view of British life in the 19th century 17th and 18th Century.

Burney Collection Newspapers - The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media available from the British Library. The collection includes more than 1000 pamphlets, and newspapers from the period. The collection covers more than 200 years of accounts from newspapers from England, Ireland, Scotland and a handful of papers from British colonies in the Americas and Asia.

These databases can be access via the Genealogy databases link. You will need your library card number for home access.

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