Trial access to the British Library Newspapers Archive (Sections 3 to 5) 1732-1950
By Sarah Gilmore, on 21 March 2019
UCL has trial access to the British Library Newspapers Archive (Sections 3 to 5) 1732-1950 until 4th April 2019. To access, login to Gale Primary Sources or The British Library Newspapers and the additional sections will be available.
British Library Newspapers consists of collections from the British Library which span three hundred years of newspaper publishing in the U.K. The rise of newspapers in Britain was a phenomenon which characterized a new age. The bulk of advertising, particularly for new books and theatrical performances, has proved especially useful to historians. Taken as a whole, the huge production of newspapers in Britain provides an enormous resource for research with cultural trends, political currents and social problems all reflected in the newspapers.
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