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New feature: In Pictures

Using our brand new feature called In Pictures you can now search for pictures in newspapers on The British Newspaper Archive. We have specially selected five newspapers from the new illustrated titles introduced last month to introduce this feature with; The Sketch, The Sphere, The Graphic, Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News, and Britannia and Eve. You can currently access the In Pictures search by visiting the title page of each of these newspapers and clicking on the new In Pictures

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Updated Feature – My Research becomes Saved

We are excited to introduce you to our updated My Research tool, now called ‘Saved’. Here you can organise your viewed articles into bookmarked folders, resume previous searches, and easily download your research when needed.       Here’s how it works Review: Saving your search 1. Search the keywords for your research 2. On your search results page use the ‘Save this Search’ button to save your entire search for future research.     Organise: Viewed articles Forgot to save an

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New titles this month! November 2016

We’ve added ten brand new titles to the British Newspaper Archive this month: two national papers and eight county papers from seven counties in England and Ireland. Cornwall & Devon Launceston Weekly News, and Cornwall & Devon Advertiser Cornish & Devon Post Hampshire Southern Echo Kent Thanet Advertiser Lancashire Northern Daily Telegraph Yorkshire Yorkshire Evening Press Sheffield Weekly Telegraph National Sporting Times The Naval & Military Gazette and Weekly Chronicle of the United Service Ireland Tyrone Courier     Remember!

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Introducing Title Pages

Each newspaper title now has its very own title page full of useful information and tools. You can use them to find out what is available for that newspaper on The British Newspaper Archive, sample a free ‘On this day’ issue, and use the search box for searching inside the newspaper. There are two ways to access our new title pages. The first is by clicking the ‘titles online’ link on the homepage (as shown below) and then selecting any of

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Here & Then: our brand new mobile app

You can now view fascinating articles, images and adverts from The British Newspaper Archive through your iPhone for free. Download ‘Here & Then’ from the iTunes store Free daily stories from historic newspapers Download our mobile app today and read stories from over 200 years of historical newspapers for free, wherever you are. Learn what happened on this day in history Discover reports reflecting today’s news Enjoy interesting and amusing snippets dating back to the 1700s Download the app for

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New Features Added to the BNA Website – New User History and Account Dropdown Tabs

The BNA Development Team has been busy working on adding new features to the website. So when you login to the site, you’ll notice two, wee icons in the top right corner of the site (just below the British Library and brightsolid logos). If you click the icon to the left (i.e. the clock icon), you can click on the last give pages you viewed and also you last five searches. If you click the other icon (i.e. the cog),

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Newspapers available on The British Newspaper Archive. What’s new?

Exciting announcement! NEW on The British Newspaper Archive. Literally . . . We have introduced a ‘Newspaper Titles’ page. You can now see ‘Recently Added Issues’ (titles that have been added to in the last 30 days) PLUS a total list of the titles that are available on the site and the inclusive year range. With up to 8.000 pages added every day, there’s always more to discover. What stories will you uncover? http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/home/NewspaperTitles  

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Gift Vouchers now available!

We are pleased to announce the introduction of Gift Vouchers on The BNA! With four great value Packages to choose from (12 month, 30, 7 and 2 day), why not treat a loved one today!   We will email you with the Gift Voucher which you can then print or forward to your friend. The Gift Voucher email contains a unique Gift Voucher Code which your (lucky!) friend can redeem at any time – their access will become valid when

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New Features

Our web team has been working hard to add extra features to the newspaper archive website. Highlighting Your Search Words in the Newspaper Article One of these new features is highlighting the first 10 occurrences of your search phrase within the article. So, for example, if your search is ’Charge of the Light Brigade‘, the words ’Charge‘, ’Light and ’Brigade‘ will be highlighted in light blue (small words like ’the‘ and ’a‘ are not included), thereby helping you to read

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