Frequently Asked Questions. Please view our knowledge section below. If you can't find what you are looking for don't hesitate to contact us for more information.

How does an institution access the archives?

We have worked with libraries small and large across the globe to ensure access to our archives can be guaranteed. The standard access form is via IP authentication. Many of our institutional members can have specific access requests;




And we work with each institutions to provide the most effective and secure access to the archives.

How do subscriptions work?

Our subscription model is a time-based model offering institutions the options to subscribe for 1 year or multiple years. Multi-year subscriptions are discounted based on the term selected.

Do you provide perpetual license's?

We offer perpetual access models for both the Irish & Radical newspaper collection. A perpetual licence will require a consultation with a member of the sales team.

How often is the archives content updated?

The Irish Newspaper Archive's collection of periodicals is updated weekly with approx. 7,500 full colour current edition PDF's and monthly we produced over 100,000 black & white legacy archive newspapers for uploading to the site.

The Radical Newspaper Archive is a static archive and will not expand. This a very special collection of rare Irish publications. Many of which can be sourced elsewhere.

Does your service provide COUNTER compliant reports & MARC records ?

Yes on both counts, our COUNTER compliant platform offers institutions access to an independently managed usage reporting tool. The reports can be accessed at anytime and we forward quarterly usage reports to all institutional members via email. MARC records are also available.

Will my institution get access to all of the content available on the resource?

Access to the Irish Newspaper Archives collection is all inclusive subscription model that provides access to all current titles and any title that is added during your term of membership.

The Radical Newspaper Archive collection is a standalone archive and can be combined with the Irish Newspaper Archive subscription. Please ask a member of our sale team.

How current are the 61 regional and national newspapers that you provide?

We work with many of Ireland's publisher to release the full colour PDF's. For regional newspapers whom publish weekly we stay 1 week behind for national daily newspapers we stay from 1 to 7 days behind. How current the newspapers are kept is up to each publisher.