The archive contains newspapers from Europe and the Americas, chiefly from the 19th century, but with some running up to the 2000s. Countries included: UK, USA, Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and Mexico.
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This material covers the expansion of the America across the continent, the early growth of American democracy, the American Civil War and Reconstruction, African American life, the development of industry, and US expansion overseas, among many other events.
The Times, the 'world's newspaper of record,' covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. The database enables users to search the full-text of the entire newspaper. The text within the images is also fully searchable at the article level. Users can therefore search news articles, obituaries, advertising and classifieds - virtually everything that appeared in the newspaper. Results are displayed at the article level, and users may view the article or the full page upon which it appeared. A Browse feature allows for searching through a specific issue of the paper via individual page images. Please note that online coverage of the Times after 2006 is available in several sources. See here. .
The collection contains over two million pages from forty-eight titles and unlocks extensive newspaper content that is invaluable for researching and studying the history of the period. The papers, which have been selected by an editorial board from the British Library, provide a broad yet detailed view of British life in the 19th century; including business, sport, politics, entertainment, and the arts. The collection is made up of daily and weekly publications and reflects Britain's growing role as a superpower. The database also offers contextual essays regarding the role of newspapers in the Victorian age, bibliographic headnotes and a chronological overview. Support from the Harry K. Russell and Dougald MacMillan Fund helped the Library acquire this database. Nineteenth Century Newspapers II (acquired 2011) enhances the original archive with 22 new titles. Nineteenth Century Newspapers III (acquired 2013) enhances the original archive with new titles.
This collection of articles, editorials, columns, reviews, etc. provides a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Free-text searching and complete indexing makes Ethnic NewsWatch easy to search. Publishers retain original copyright. For reprint information beyond fair use, contact individual publisher(s). Click on the publication logo to learn more about a publication.
The complete articles are available in ASCII format. Key newspaper titles include El Universal, Mexico City's largest-selling newspaper; O Globo (Brazil); La Nacion (Argentina); and El Mercurio (Chile). Three business titles, El Economista (Mexico), Valor Economico (Brazil), and Portafolio (Colombia) are also important resources for researchers.
Alt-Press Watch provides full text access to alternative and independent newspapers, magazines, and journals, publications which bring perspectives, insights, and opinions not often found in mainstream journalism.