Archive for October, 2011

The British Newspaper Archive on Facebook and Twitter – and at the Dundee Science Festival

Posted on October 29th, 2011 by The British Newspaper Archive

We’ve recently started to offer people a glimpse of what the newspaper archive contains, by uploading some content to our Facebook page at:  As the archive is likely to appeal to a large number of different audiences, we’re striving to choose content that will appeal to these different audiences. Our Facebook page already includes […]

Progress Report for the British Newspaper Archive – 24-10-2011

Posted on October 24th, 2011 by The British Newspaper Archive

With a target of 4.25 million newspaper pages to reach for the launch in late 2011, the Stakhanov-like workers (up to 8,000 newspaper pages a day are being digitised) who are doing the scanning at the British Library’s Colindale site, continue to find articles of great interest and quirkiness. In short, ‘all human life is […]