Wednesday, 12 March 2008

Free access to British Library 19th Century Newspaper Collection

The British Library 19th Century Newspapers Collection holds digitised copies of all 19th C editions of the Glasgow Herald, the Caledonian Mercury, the Aberdeen Journal, the Belfast Newsletter, and dozens of English and Welsh titles.

For a free trial to the site, visit http://gale.cengage.com/servlet/FreeTrialServlet?region=9&imprint=000&title=19th+Century+British+Library+Newspapers

Further information on what is contained in the database can be located at http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/programme_digitisation/digitisation_bln.aspx

Well worth a look!

Chris

UPDATE: I have been informed that the above link is for a free trial for an institution only. However, the following link is the correct one to gain access: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/palci07id=trial&db=BNCN

Happy hunting!

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