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Now we are 4…

There have been celebrations a-plenty in Newspaper Towers this weekend. We’ve been cracking open the bubbley (far away from any delicate newspapers of course) to toast the journey to get here. When we launched on November 29th 2011 we had 4 million pages. Now we have more than 12,370,000 across 545 individual titles. That first day we had 1.2 million searches from the public and today we’re so proud of you, our users, who’ve found family, researched books, told stories.

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Meet the Marketing Lead of The British Newspaper Archive

Take a peek behind the scenes of The British Newspaper Archive in our series of Q&As with the team who work here. This time, we sat down with Marketing Lead Natasha White to find out who she is and what she does.   What does your job involve? I’m in charge of spreading the word about The British Newspaper Archive in all forms! I promote the website both online and offline, run email campaigns, look after The British Newspaper Archive’s

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The British Library prepares to move its newspaper collection from Colindale to Boston Spa

Recently, several people have asked us when the newspaper library at Colindale will be closing and the print newspapers moving to Boston Spa. In June, the British Library confirmed that the Colindale site in North London will close on Friday 8 November 2013. As many of you will already know, the content on the BNA website comes from the British Library’s amazing newspaper collection at Colindale – which contains over 750 million pages from local, regional and national newspapers, as

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