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America’s Historical Newspapers migrates to enhanced interface

America’s Historical Newspapers and the World Newspaper Archive are now available with enhanced interfaces. In terms of systemwide subscriptions, this affects Early American Newspapers Series 1 and 2. Campuses that locally subscribe to additional collections within America’s Historical Newspapers, please contact your representative for updated URL syntax.

According to Readex, all customers with America’s Historical Newspapers or World Newspaper Archive have been automatically redirected to the improved interface effective early January. Every current feature has been retained—and many new and exciting features added—but researchers will still have the option of using the original interface via a link in the banner at the top of the homepage through May 2019.

Early American newspapers, series 1, 1690-1876        All campuses; on the Readex platform

Early American newspapers, series 2, 1690-1900      All campuses; on the Readex platform

Features available in the redesigned interface include:

  • Basic Search
  • Advanced Search
  • Enhanced database selection (New!)
  • Publication list
  • Enhanced map (Coming March 2019)
  • My Collection tools (Coming March 2019)
  • Search limiters for Full Text, Title, Date, Citation Text, and Place of Publication
  • Results sort by Oldest Matches First, Most Recent Matches First, or Best Matches First
  • Number of results per page: View 10, 20, or 50 (New!)
  • Results narrowed by Database, Publication, Location, Article Type, Language, Era, Decade, or Years
  • Citations instantly created and exported in all major formats (New!)

Becky Imamoto (UCI) is the Resource Liaison for America’s Historical Newspapers.