This is a presentation to coincide with the newly released Welsh Newspaper Online project. The National Library of Wales has digitised 2
million pages of newspapers and journals published in Wales before
The presentation will show how the website works and how to get
the best out of it. Demonstrating that audiences worldwide will be able
to access the information and discover countless nuggets of facts,
forgotten incidents and interesting miscellany that would otherwise
remain hidden with the heavy dusty covers of the volumes in
Aberystwyth. Accessing the digital images will be free of charge for all!
Guild Members can view or download the full presentation by clicking the image below.
About the Speaker
Beryl Evans has worked at the National Library of Wales
since 1985, working in various posts relating to
family history and public services. At present, she
is the Research Services Manager. She has
contributed to many radio and television
programmes relating to family history over the
years, as well as contributing to and writing for
various journals and magazines and giving talks on
various aspects of Welsh family history.
At the moment she is also the Archives Liaison Officer for the Federation
of Family History Societies; Chairman of the Association of Family
History Societies of Wales and of Cardiganshire Family History Society;
and represents the National Library of Wales on the Executive
Committees of Powys and Dyfed Family History Societies.