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 […]
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 […]
The British Newspaper Archive’s scanning team have recently moved from Colindale to Boston Spa and we’re thrilled to report that they’ve now started digitising the first newspapers in their new home! Here are some behind-the-scenes photos: Read more about how The British Newspaper Archive digitises historic newspapers
Here’s a terrific video and BBC news story about the exodus of 750 million newspaper pages from the Colindale Newspaper Library to a new space age building in 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 […]