Changes to Google News Archive and search

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Jan 10 18:55:52 UTC 2014

Can one select "oldest first"?  (Friendly to fiercely competitive
antedaters.)  The only "sorted by date" provided seems to be "most
recent first".


At 1/10/2014 01:32 PM, Ben Zimmer wrote:
>On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 8:57 AM, ADSGarson O'Toole wrote:
> >
> > Google has made changes to the search interface for the Google News
> > Archive of scanned newspapers. The changes appear to make the archive
> > much more difficult to search effectively. If a list member would like
> > to share ideas for searching this database please reply with a message
> > on list or off list. Thanks.
>They don't make it easy, but Google News Archive can still be reliably
>searched in a couple of ways. I keep this page bookmarked:
>...which makes a box pop up over the usual news search allowing you to
>specify a date range in the archives. Or you can do a site search on
>Google using <> and then select "custom
>range" in the "search tools" pulldown menu. More info here:
>Ben Zimmer
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