Wikipedia:Newspaperarchive.com

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NewspaperARCHIVE.com is an online database of digitized newspapers. It claims to be the world's largest newspaper archive with over 2 billion news articles, with coverage extending from 1607 to the present from US, Canada, the UK, and 20 other countries. For more information see their website.

There are up to 1000 one-year accounts available to Wikipedians through this partnership.

Requirements[edit]

  • You have an account that is a minimum of 6 months old
  • You have a minimum of 500 edits to the encyclopedia
  • You do not already have access to this resource through another library or institution
  • You have made at least 10 edits to Wikimedia projects in the last month
  • You are not currently blocked from editing Wikipedia

If you don't quite meet the experience requirements but think you would still be a strong candidate for access, feel free to apply and you may be considered

Expectations[edit]

Approved editors may

  • Search, view, retrieve, and display portions of restricted content;
  • Electronically save portions of restricted content;
  • Print out single copies of portions of restricted content;

Approved editors will not

  • Share their account logins or passwords with others, or sell their access to other parties
  • Mass scrape or mass download Newspaperarchive.com content
  • Systematically make printed or electronic copies of multiple extracts of restricted content available for any purpose.
  • Datamine metadata without permission, in order, for instance, to use metadata for auto-created stub articles.
  • Violate any terms and conditions which appear on the particular pages of the Newspaperarchive.com website they are accessing.

Private and confidential information

Citation[edit]

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  • Editors should always provide original citation information in addition to linking to Newspaperarchive.com resources.
  • Editors should not provide bare links to restricted Newspaperarchive.com pages
  • Note (subscription required) in the citation, where appropriate
  • Respect the copyright of Newspaperarchive.com, in accordance with Wikipedia's copyright policy and their terms of use
  • Make efforts to provide full citation information in line with the citation examples provided below, or with the examples provided by Newspaperarchive.com, where possible
Note that citation styles vary by article, and using every parameter in the example is not a requirement of access; editors can use the style most appropriate to the articles or projects they are working on.

Example

{{cite news|title= Appeals Heard in Criminal Court|newspaper= Bluefield Daily Telegraph| location = Bluefield, West Virginia| date = July 19, 1932 | page=4| url=http://newspaperarchive.com/profile/stephanie-morgan/clipnumber/16765/}} {{free access}}

Further participation[edit]

You can help The Wikipedia Library share this partnership:

  • Add {{Wikipedia:Newspaperarchive.com/Userbox}} to your user boxes. This helps us share our project with other experienced users.
NAThis user accesses Newspaper Archive via The Wikipedia Library


Clippings[edit]

Both Newspaperarchive.com and The Wikipedia Library would prefer that articles citing Newspaperarchive.com link to clippings. Clippings allow Newspaperarchive.com subscriber-editors to identify particular articles, extract them from the original full sheet newspaper and share them through unique URLs. Thus readers who click on a Newspaperarchive.com Clipping links will be able to access that particular article without needing to subscribe to Newspaperarchive.com. Clippings can be deleted by the user who created the clipping, but otherwise remain permanently open access, even when user accounts expire.

Problems[edit]

If you are having problems with accessing your account, please contact Iazyges on his talk page, rather than posting here.