Begins Summer Membership Drive

Share Article, the world's largest digital newspaper archive, has begun its annual membership drive and launched a series of measures aimed at increasing members., which contains more than 85 million digitized newspaper pages in searchable format, has introduced a series of measures aimed at promoting the value of a membership to prospective users.

A number of recent advertising partnerships, as well as teleseminars, newsletters, and other value ads to the service form the basis of this drive. The digital archive website is also offering special pricing (for a limited time) for those interested in subscribing to the service.

"We are working to reduce the perception that our archives are mainly for history buffs and genealogists," said director Chris Murders. "While these do make up a large portion of our members, the true value of our service can be realized by anyone. Learning more about your hometown, the people you know, the celebrities you've watched -- this is where really shines." also will continue to introduce more value to its service. Upcoming releases include content-specific web pages, specific guides to using the search engine, a framing service for reproductions of newspaper pages, a gallery to assemble tagged newspaper pages, and more social functions.

"We have begun a number of efforts to show our users and interested parties what a great value and service our archives really are," informed Paul Stokstad, Marketing Director for "We are aiming to increase our user experience to a new level, ensuring our members a great and ever-growing experience on our website.

The summer membership drive begins July 18, 2008.

About, the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1759 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy to quickly explore historical content. is a subsidiary of Heritage Microfilm, an archival microfilm and digitization company. Individuals or companies interested in finding more information about Heritage Microfilm can visit or


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