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May 14, 2009

Free Membership at Newspaper Archives

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) May 12, 2009—NewspaperARCHIVE, the world’s largest online newspaper archive, is now offering free membership. The membership gives full access to all NewspaperARCHIVE tools and written content with few limitations.

“The new free membership option is really a great option,” said Dave Stoddard, Online Marketing Manager for NewspaperARCHIVE. “As the largest digital newspaper archive in the world, NewspaperARCHIVE is a great place for anyone to look up ancestors, read about history as it happened, research historical events, or discover your past in any number of ways.”

Anyone with a valid email address can sign up for a free membership. No credit card information is required, and the sign-up process takes about 30 seconds. Each free member can view newspaper pages as well as take advantage of the entire NewspaperARCHIVE toolset. An upgraded service which removes limits is also available at a monthly or annual subscription fee.

Tools include a filing cabinet to save newspaper pages, a page to host and add comments to your favorite newspaper pages, search alert tools, and tips and tricks to search through the archives effectively. The Free membership also allows members to read through more than 1,000 unique articles covering the past several hundred years of history, each with newspaper pages connecting the article to news from the past, as well as a daily newsletter bridging historic and current events through newspaper pages.

The NewspaperARCHIVE newspapers cover history from 1759 to 2009, and span all 50 U.S. states as well as several countries throughout the world. They consist of more than 95 million pages from 3,000 publications.

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