RetroNews : access until 1st September 2020

RetroNews is now available to access until 1st September 2020 as a trial resource.

If you would like to send your feedback about this resource you can do so via the online form. Feedback will be used to help decide on new eresource acquisitions.

RetroNews, the National Library of France’s press site, gives free and open access to 700 press titles published between 1631 and 1950. In addition to the resources on Gallica, RetroNews is both a digital space for consulting archives , a research tool and a magazine for all giving to discover the history by the press archives.

Created in 2012 to increase the pace of the digitization of the BnF and make digitized documents more accessible, BnF-Partenariats designed and implemented, with the initial support of the National Fund for the Digital Society, a new entirely dedicated online service to the old press: .

With RetroNews, everyone can consult all the press titles, short articles or videos for free and without registration. The site also offers subscribers exclusive editorial content (audio version, long formats, documentations on the history of the press), as well as advanced functionalities and expert search tools indicated by a specific color code. The revenues generated by RetroNews through subscriptions make it possible to digitize new newspapers and continuously enrich the site.

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