Following a successful launch on the 13.3.13 at the Pierhead, Cardiff Bay, the Welsh Newspapers Online website is now live.
From the press release:
“The National Library of Wales’ Historical Newspapers and Journals Project is digitising historical Welsh newspapers and journals, some dating back to the early 19th century, using the latest digital technology. The scheme began in 2009 and 600,000 pages are now publicly available completely free of charge.
“The Welsh Government has provided £2 million to the £3 million project which is digitising all of the National Library’s paper holdings of out-of-copyright newspapers and journals, generally those published in Wales up to 1911 and comprising hundreds of different titles touching all corners of Wales.”