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The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2013


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Kombinierte Volltext- und Faksimileausgabe der Londoner Tageszeitung "The Times" von 1785 bis 2013. Als "World's Newspaper of Record" bietet die Zeitung maßgebliche, preisgekrönte Berichterstattung, Informationen über Parlamentsdebatten, kritische Auslegung von Fakten und einen vertieften Einblick in die Kultur, Sozialgeschichte, Politik, Wirtschaft und das Rechtswesen der jeweiligen Epoche. Updates: jährlich.

The Times Digital Archive

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Gale Cengage

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Verlagsinformation :: Publisher's information

The Times (London) is the world's oldest continuously published newspaper. Readers - world leaders and the general public - have consistently turned to The Times for its in-depth news coverage, parliamentary reports and comment, editorial opinion and unique view of history from the major reporters and editors of the period. The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2009 allows users to search and view online this award-winning newspaper in its original published context.

The Times Digital Archive serves as a virtual chronicle of history for the period. It allows users to see the complete page of every issue published over two centuries - every headline, article, image and advertisement. To facilitate precise searching, each article is assigned to one of 26 subcategories within seven main categories, including:

  • Advertising - revealing insight into contemporary life during the 200-year span of coverage
  • Editorial & Commentary - covering every conceivable topic
  • Business - home markets, continental bourse, money markets, stocks and shares, company news and more
  • People - extensive coverage of births, deaths, marriages and obituaries
  • Features - books, cinema, theater, opera, music, radio, television, sports, weather, chess, bridge, crosswords and more come to life with The Times
  • News - from the news of the day to the latest political development, from the smallest news item to a story breaking worldwide
  • Picture Gallery - photographs, drawings or any pictorial item not associated with an article

A truly cross-disciplinary tool, The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2009 facilitates research in many areas, including, for example:

  • Technological Innovation
    • The launch of the World Wide Web and its transformation
    • E-mail's beginnings and merge into mainstream society
    • The explosion in popularity of the cell phone

  • War and Conflict
    • Learn how region and religion contributed to the Crimean War of 1854
    • Chart the history of the Northern Irish conflict during two centuries
    • Follow the tragedy of the Rwandan genocide
    • View of the progression of U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • Opinions and Debates
    • Review features and columns covering the issues and opinions of the day
    • See how the National Vegetarian Societies viewed wartime food rationing
    • Read letters of uproar from 1928 regarding policemen being banned from chewing gum on the beat

  • Entertainment and Leisure
    • Find a wealth of musical reviews, from classical and jazz to rock and hip-hop
    • Follow the emergence of Hollywood and its icons
    • Compare theatre reviews from Brecht to Beckett

  • People and Places
    • Search notices of birth, death and marriage
    • Research local histories from a national perspective
    • Use law reports and news coverage to delve into crimes across centuries

  • Transport and Living
    • Chart how fashions have changed from the bustle to the miniskirt
    • Follow the evolution of transportation from the stagecoach to the bullet train
    • Create a potato dish from a recipe published in 1938

  • Advertising and Crosswords
    • Find Guinness ads from the 1930s promoting the ale as a health tonic
    • Discover that Colgate used to be famous for their shaving foam, not their toothpaste
    • Challenge the famed Times crossword puzzles

Newspapers are one of the most requested research tools in both public and academic libraries, because they offer a view into history as it happened by people who witnessed the events. As the most famous, English-language newspaper of this period, The Times (London) is a critical resource for studying a range of subjects for the past 221 years.

The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2009 was sourced from Gale's microfilm collection, developed over many years in partnership with the newspaper publisher.

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