Thursday, June 18, 2009

British Library launched an online archive of newspapers XIX century.

British Library, the largest national library of the United Kingdom, on the web archive of the London and provincial British newspapers from 1800 to 1900 years. Digitized nearly two million pages, with their contents - from political commentary to the advertisements and obituary.
Access to the archive be paid: for example, 6 pounds 99 pence for 24 hours, you can download the 100 articles. A weekly "ticket" is 9 pounds 99 pence and allows viewing of 200 articles. However, some material on the most important and hotly debated in the press of XIX century themes left open to the public: it is featured on the events of the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War, sepoy rebellion, abolitionism, and chartism uaytchepelskih murders - crimes of Jack Potroshitelya. Free material made of two massive illustrated newspapers: The Graphic and the Penny Illustrated Paper.
Archive, with its full-text search, includes 49 newspapers.

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