Historical Newspapers


The following newspaper subscription services are among the most popular:

British Newspaper Archive

The Archive represents a joint venture between brightsolid and the British Library. The organizations plan to digitize 40 million newspaper pages from the Library’s collection. Although you can search the archive for free, there is small a cost associated with accessing and downloading each page.

Web Site: http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

Newspaper Archive

This site offers access to a searchable collection of newspapers from ten countries with a growing index of over 100 million pages. Full PDF versions of each page are available. Searching the site is free, but one is required to purchase a monthly subscription to access the content (from $5.99 to $9.99 per month).

Web Site: http://www.newspaperarchive.com/

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

The ProQuest service provides a searchable index of over 30 million digitized newspaper pages. Many university libraries already have a subscription to the service. Check your local library for further information.

Web Site: http://www.proquest.com/