The Times Digital Archive  Connect to The Times Digital Archive
Also known as: London Times
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

Complete digital edition of The Times (London), and its predecessor title Universal Daily Register (1785-1788). Keyword searching and hit-term highlighting are available features. Full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page are available. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements, and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

The Sunday Times is not included in The Times Digital Archive. Issues of The Sunday Times are available on microfilm (Microfilm S 280). There is no index to The Sunday Times.
Coverage: 1785-1985
Notes: This digital edition of The Times covers 1785-1985. The full text of articles in The Times for 1985 to date is available in Academic OneFile.
Permitted Uses: Click on the “Copyright and Terms of Use” link near the bottom of any page.
Output Formats:

You can print out an article from either your Web browser or from Acrobat Reader.

If you click on “Article” or “Page” following a citation in a results display, you bring up an article or page in full text followed (in the “Print, e-mail, and other retrieval options” section) by options to print using the browser or using Acrobat Reader. You can also click on the “Print” button on the navigation bar to reformat for printing from your browser.

If you click on “PDF 1-page portrait” following a citation, you bring up a page in full text in PDF format, and all the Acrobat text selection and resizing tools are available for printing.

You may also e-mail a citation—not the full text—to a specified e-mail address.

Help: Click on “Help - Search” on the blue navigation bar. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Related Resources:

London Times Index

The Library has a complete run of The Times (London) on microfilm at Microfilm S5, in the Microforms Area, Lower Level, Morris Library.

Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Thomson Gale

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/15/14