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British Newspaper Archives
« on: Friday 08 November 19 13:20 GMT (UK) »
Hi
Was wondering if anyone knew of any offers on a subscription for British newspaper archive
Many thanks
Karen
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Re: British Newspaper Archives
« Reply #1 on: Friday 08 November 19 14:47 GMT (UK) »
Hi. This weekend 8-11 November , Find My Past has free access so I presume their newspaper archive will be free as well.
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« Reply #2 on: Friday 08 November 19 14:54 GMT (UK) »
Hi Dale
I was hoping that newspapers were included but alas no
Thanks anyway
Karen
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« Reply #3 on: Friday 08 November 19 17:04 GMT (UK) »
Hi Dale
I was hoping that newspapers were included but alas no
Thanks anyway
Karen

Yes I was also hoping the newspapers would be included ..but not to be  >:(

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Re: British Newspaper Archives
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 09 November 19 08:30 GMT (UK) »
Newspapers aren't included in the Findmypast free weekend. Check your local library - mine has a subscription to the British Newspaper Archive which you can access from the library computers.
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Re: British Newspaper Archives
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 09 November 19 08:34 GMT (UK) »
Most County library services also give access from home to the Gale newspapers database which has C19 newspapers and The Times.  You do need to have a library ticket with your local library to access this.
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« Reply #6 on: Saturday 09 November 19 15:44 GMT (UK) »
Newspapers aren't included in the Findmypast free weekend. Check your local library - mine has a subscription to the British Newspaper Archive which you can access from the library computers.
As I found out, the library version of the BNA doesn't include all the content that you get with a subscription.

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« Reply #7 on: Sunday 10 November 19 06:32 GMT (UK) »
Newspapers aren't included in the Findmypast free weekend. Check your local library - mine has a subscription to the British Newspaper Archive which you can access from the library computers.
As I found out, the library version of the BNA doesn't include all the content that you get with a subscription.

I didn't know that.... I've used the library version a fair bit, and have found everything I needed. What content isn't included?
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« Reply #8 on: Sunday 10 November 19 07:51 GMT (UK) »
Newspapers aren't included in the Findmypast free weekend. Check your local library - mine has a subscription to the British Newspaper Archive which you can access from the library computers.
As I found out, the library version of the BNA doesn't include all the content that you get with a subscription.

I didn't know that.... I've used the library version a fair bit, and have found everything I needed. What content isn't included?

I was not aware of that either.  I know that the Gale Newspaper database that you can view at home and in the library has a different coverage to the BNA.
https://www.gale.com/intl/c/british-library-newspapers-part-i
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