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  1. Brill Journals Collection

    Description: Hundreds of journals covering the arts and humanities, health and life sciences, engineering and technology, science and the social sciences.

    Publisher: Brill

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History, Art & Design, Literature

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  2. British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

    Description: A digital library of letters and diaries written by British and Irish women. Covering more than 400 years of writing, it also includes biographies.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1950

    Publisher: Alexander Street Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature, Biography

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  3. British Literary Manuscripts Online c.1660-1900

    Description: Over 600,000 pages of manuscripts from major British writers, including poems, plays, novels, diaries and correspondence. This full-text digital library provides an intimate look into the lives and works of authors from the 1600s to 1900.

    Coverage: 1660 to 1900

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature, Biography

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  4. Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Digital Evans'
    previously known as 'American Bibliography'

    Description: A full-text digital archive of over 39,000 titles printed in America between 1639 and 1800. Based on the renowned 'American bibliography' by Charles Evans, the archive includes virtually every work of early American publishing and covers books and broadsides, laws and maps, songs and speeches, and much more.

    Coverage: 1639-1800

    Publisher: Readex

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Americana, E-books, History, Literature

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  5. Early English Books Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'EEBO'

    Description: This resource is now accessed from the cross-searchable ProQuest search platform
    A full-text digital archive of some 130,000 books printed between 1473 and 1700. This consists of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere.

    Coverage: 1473 to 1700

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: E-books, History, Literature

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  6. Early European Books

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Early European Books: printed sources to 1700'

    Description: All books published in Europe before 1701. This resource traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the 17th-century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access items.

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature

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  7. Ebook Central

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'EBL Ebook Library'
    also known as 'ProQuest Ebook Central'

    Description: A full-text e-book database providing access to a small selection of e-book titles Please login for onsite and remote access

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, E-books, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  8. E-book Collection via EBSCOHost

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Netlibrary'

    Description: A full-text e-book collection providing access to over 3,500 titles

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, E-books, Art & Design, Literature

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  9. Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Parts 1 & 2

    Alternative titles: also known as '18th Century Collections Online'
    also known as 'ECCO'

    Description: Contains nearly 200,000 books published between 1701 and 1800. Covering all subject, his vast, searchable library includes books, pamphlets and broadsides from the UK, the Commonwealth and the Americas.

    Coverage: 1701 to 1800

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: E-books, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  10. Electronic Enlightenment

    Description: Thousands of letters and documents from 8,500 correspondents, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the Enlightenment (early 17th to the mid-19th century).

    Coverage: 1609-1900

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  11. EUP journals online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Edinburgh University Press journals collection'
    also known as 'EUP Complete Collection'

    Description: A full-text journal database providing access to over 40 journal titles published by Edinburgh University Press. The collection covers arts, humanities and social sciences, and includes scientific data, online journals and research materials at undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels. Please login for onsite and remote access

    Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Journals, Art & Design, Literature

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  12. Humanities International Complete

    Description: A full text and A&I database covering the humanities, with full-text from over 1,800 journal and book titles, plus data from the Humanities International Index containing over 2.9 million records from more than 2,300 journals

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  13. India, Raj and Empire

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Raj, India and Empire'

    Description: A digital archive covering the history of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the independence to India and Pakistan in 1947. The archive is taken from the manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland.

    Coverage: 1615 to 1947

    Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, History, Art & Design, Literature, Biography, Family History

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  14. Nineteenth Century Literary Society

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Nineteenth Century Literary Society: the John Murray Archive'
    also known as '19th Century Literary Society'

    Description: This digitised collection from the historic John Murray Archive covers book history, travel writing, politics and poetry, providing an invaluable insight into nineteenth century culture and the literary luminaries who shaped it.

    Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Literature

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  15. Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals'
    previously known as '19th Century UK Periodicals'

    Description: A digital archive which covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world. This resource consists of a multi-part collection and subjects range from art to business, and from children to politics. The periodicals are presented in their original published context.

    Coverage: 1801 to 1900

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Journals, History, Art & Design, Literature

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  16. Oxford English Dictionary

    Alternative titles: also known as 'OED'

    Description: A full-text online dictionary, accepted as the authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium

    Coverage: 1000 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, E-books, History, Literature

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  17. Oxford Journals Online

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'OJO'

    Description: A database containing hundreds of journal titles covering life sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, medicine, social sciences, humanities, and law, from Oxford University Press

    Coverage: 1996 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals, Music, History, Art & Design, Literature

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  18. Perdita Manuscripts : Women Writers, 1500-1700

    Description: A digital archive containing manuscripts from early modern women authors from Britain, 'lost' in time since the 16th and 17th centuries.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1700

    Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Literature

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  19. Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Bibliotheca Americana'
    previously known as 'Joseph Sabin’s Bibliotheca Americana'
    also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926'

    Description: A digital archive containing over 6 million pages from 29,000 works about the Americas published throughout the world. It covers the period from 1500 to the early 1900s. Based on Joseph Sabin’s seminal bibliography 'Bibliotheca Americana : a dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time'.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1926

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Americana, E-books, History, Literature

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  20. Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

    Description: Over 60 volumes of lyric poetry by 51 Scottish women poets, written between 1789 and 1832.

    Coverage: 1789 to 1832

    Publisher: Alexander Street Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature, Biography

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  21. SUR Digital Archive, 1931-1992

    Alternative titles: also known as 'SUR, 1931-1992'
    previously known as 'SUR online'

    Description: A digital archive of the Latin American literary magazine from Argentina. This collection includes more than 40,000 pages; an index; and manuscript versions of content from the first issue as well as an unpublished set of letters by Victoria Ocampo.

    Coverage: 1931 to 1992

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Journals, Literature

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  22. Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

    Description: Founded as a supplement to The Times (London), for more than 100 years the Times Literary Supplement has forged a reputation for fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate. This is a digitial archive of the TLS from the first edition in 1902 to 2014.

    Coverage: 1902 to 2005

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, Journals, History, Literature, Biography

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  23. Web of Science Core Collection

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Web of Science'
    previously known as 'ISI Web of Science'

    This resource is part of: Web of Science

    Description: NLS customers have access to full backfile to 1900. An abstracting and indexing citation database covering over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, plus over 120,000 international conference proceedings. Part of the Web of Science Portal.

    Coverage: 1900 onwards

    Publisher: Thomson Reuters

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Science, Journals, Literature

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