The Times [of London] Digital Archive [1785-2019] New!
Gitenstein Library database
This historical newspaper database contains full-text, full-page image access to the digital facsimile of the Times of London. Users can browse, keyword search, view, and download as PDF (or PNG image) files articles, a whole page or range of pages. Boolean searches, truncation, and proximity operators are supported. Advanced search allows users to limit searches by article type (e.g., advertisements, news, people, pictures). The database’s user interface has been upgraded over the years and now incorporates citation generation (w/ RefWorks export), a new image viewer and various printing options. Search terms are highlighted in article results, a helpful feature that reduces time-on-task and eyestrain. Note that this database does not include access to what is a separate title/product titled The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822- .
Official description: "The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world online in its original published context. Read by both world leaders and the general public, The Times has offered readers in-depth, award-winning, objective coverage of world events since its creation in 1785 and is the oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication. With over 12 million articles available, the archive supports research across multiple disciplines and areas of interest, including business, humanities, political science, and philosophy, along with coverage of all major international historical events."