Knowledge Base

  1. About our newspapers 

    1. How can I find out which newspapers are already online?
    2. Which areas do your newspapers currently cover?
    3. What time period do your newspapers cover?
    4. Do you have any national newspapers (e.g. The Times, Daily Mail or Guardian)?
    5. Why isn't my local newspaper online yet?
  2. Getting started 

    1. What can I find in The British Newspaper Archive?
    2. Can I see any pages for free?
    3. Where's the best place to start?
    4. Can you find an article for me?
  3. How to use the site 

    1. Can I save a copy of the newspaper I am viewing?
    2. Why are there mistakes in the article text ?
    3. Can I see a list of the articles that I have already read?
    4. Can I see searches I have performed in the past?
    5. Can I share newspaper articles or other discoveries I make?
  4. Membership & payment 

    1. How much does it cost to view the newspapers?
    2. Why do I have to pay to view these newspapers?
    3. When will the next payment on my monthly subscription be taken?
    4. I have accidentally bought the wrong subscription, can I change it?
    5. My card has expired. How can I update it so my subscription continues?
  5. Tips & resources 

    1. How can I find a person's name in the newspapers?
    2. What should I do if I notice a mistake in the article text?
    3. Why haven't my corrections or tags appeared yet?
  6. Reproducing newspapers from The British Newspaper Archive 

    1. What is a ‘newspaper image’?
    2. I wish to reproduce one or more newspaper images from The British Newspaper Archive; what do I do?
    3. I only plan on reproducing a small part of a newspaper image such as a single article; do I still need permission?
    4. What do I do if I require a high-resolution copy of a newspaper image?
    5. What if I am creating my own transcriptions from newspapers on The British Newspaper Archive?
  7. Who we are and what we do 

    1. What is The British Newspaper Archive?
    2. Who runs this website?
    3. How do you decide which newspapers you will add next?
    4. How often do you add new pages?
    5. I have some old newspapers, can you digitise them?
  8. All articles 

    1. What is The British Newspaper Archive?
    2. How can I find out which newspapers are already online?
    3. Can I save a copy of the newspaper I am viewing?
    4. How much does it cost to view the newspapers?
    5. What can I find in The British Newspaper Archive?

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