The British Library archive of 19th-century newspapers is now available to the general public on a per per view basis. Over 2m pages of newspapers were digitised as part of the JISC’s Digitisation Programme
The HE and FE version of the same content was launched in Autumn 2007 and remains freely available to the tertiary education community. This version is available via institutional gateways
The British Library is currently completing a second phase of digitisation, and another 1m pages of historic newspaper content will be made freely available to HE and FE in autumn 2009.