Advanced search - For help with searching, please see Getting Started and Search Tips for more information.
For quick tips, hover over the small, green icons to the right of the text boxes for helpful information.
Search all of these words (same as Boolean, 'British AND newspaper AND archive')
Search some of these words. Please see the Search Tips on our Help page for a full explanation.
Exclude these words from your search (same as using Boolean NOT)
Search for words which appear together in an article e.g. "Joe Bloggs"
Our standard search includes variants of your keyword/s. e.g. searching for ‘fish’ will also return results for fishes, fished and fishing. Please check this box to exclude related word variants from your search results.
Please note - the search system excludes common words and characters known as stop words. These include words such as, 'the', 'on', 'as' and 'how' as well as some single digits and letters.
To search on a specific date, select only "From"
Search for articles with Public Tags e.g. Titanic