British Newspapers 1600-1900
Subject Business and Computing, Creative Arts, Education, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, Outdoor and Forestry, Performance, Policing, Science and Engineering, Sport
Brief description 17th & 18th Century Newspapers and news pamphlets
Resource type Newspapers
Walk-in access Walk-in access not available
The most comprehensive digital historic newspaper archive. Includes Burney Collection
and British Library Newspapers (19th Century)
Subject areas covered include anthropology, cultural studies, economics, history, journalism, media studies, medicine, politics, science, sociology and technology.
3 million pages of historic newspapers, newsbooks and ephemera.
Direct on campus.
Off campus access is via your University of Cumbria login details - a pop-up box will ask you to enter you username and password.
Newspaper images can be magnified for easier reading or reduced for on screen navigation.
Save and print article images, create persistent links and email them to others.
Stop words such as a, and, in, of, on and to are not indexed.
A hyphen (-) used between two words is ignored.
Apostrophes should be used when searching contractions.
Ampersands may be used.
There are three wildcard operators *, ? and !
Boolean "and", "or" and "not" are used.