Exact Editions is delighted to announce the complete digital archive of The Tablet with over 8,750 back issues now available to view dating back to its very first issue published on 16 May 1840. 

The second-second-oldest surviving weekly publication in Britain, The Tablet offers an in-depth coverage of a range of topics including religion, current affairs and social issues and its complete archive spanning 180 years provides historical coverage over the last two centuries.

Available on Web, iOS and Android devices, The Tablet’s digital archive is a new feat of cultural preservation for Exact Editions as it stands as the longest archive available on the Exact Editions platform. Subscribers can seamlessly view the entire archive through its sophisticated stacking interface that allows easy and organised viewing across its decades chronologically. 

This vast wealth of information is easily accessible by way of an advanced search function on the Exact Editions platform, enabling subscribers to search, share and cite every back issue, article, author, and review. Navigation of such an invaluable amount of historical content has never been easier.

To buy a digital subscription to The Tablet, which includes access to its entire archive, please visit our shop page.

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