The Tech Gambit

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Google launches Google News Archive Search

Google launched today the Google News Archive Search , this new service allows users to search for both free and payed magazine and newspaper articles, some of them dated back as far as the 1700's.

Partners in this project include the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal ,the Washington Post, And other aggregators such as Factivaand LexisNexis.

Anurag Acharya, a Google engineer who worked on the project, said the aim was to allow people to "explore history as it unfolded".