Searching with OldNews USA is both easier and faster than using a web browser:
* Automated search suggestions let you get started with minimal data entry
* Search by State or Search by Newspaper, with basic and advanced search options
* Pagable list of search results, ordered by relevance, displays a text preview of matching terms
* Tap the screen to automatically zoom to each matching search term in a newspaper page
* Every search is automatically saved by the OldNews app, minimizing the data entry when modifying a previous search
Genealogists and historians will love these advanced research features that make it easy to perform research in a manner consistent with the Genealogy Proof Standard:
* Define a detailed research question using a Goal
* Enable automatic reseach logging for a Goal, which saves every search, page view, and action to a research log, which can be exported as a csv file for easy import into your favorite spreadsheet app
* Automatically generated source citation for every page that you save
* Save your discoveries and citations to DropBox, Google Drive, Evernote, or any other app of your choosing
* Research dashboard that preserves the context of your research, making it easy to pick up where you last left off
OldNews USA includes a database of all the newspaper titles available on the Chronicling America site. Searching this data is fast, since it is part of the app and always available on your device.
OldNews USA is free to try, including all research features. After a few successful searches and file saves, an in-app purchase is required to continue using the app.