Whatever your chosen non-fiction subject, the newspaper collection hosted by Findmypast, the inaugural sponsor of the Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction, is a fantastic research resource. Spanning five centuries, and a myriad of different topics, it is a goldmine of stories and information waiting to be uncovered and written about.

Here, Findmypast newspaper expert and published writer Rose Staveley-Wadham explains how you can best use the Findmypast newspaper collection to unlock your non-fiction research.

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