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  1. British Newspaper Archive

    Description: More than 600 British newspapers, dating from 1710 to the present day.

    This resource has a concurrent user limit of 5 - please try again later if you cannot get access.
    Please complete personal registration and login to access full-text

    Coverage: 1710 onwards

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History, Family History

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Findmypast

    Description: Findmypast is a searchable online archive of over 2 billion records - birth, marriage and death records, parish records, censuses, migration records and military collections.
    It includes records from Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and the United States.
    This resource has a concurrent user limit of 10 - please try again later if you cannot get access.
    Note: Findmypast is no longer supported in IE9 or IE10 and if you continue to access in a non-supported browser you may experience problems with the website.

    Publisher: Findmypast

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, Family History

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  6. Gale eBooks

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Gale Virtual Reference Library'

    This resource includes: Complete dictionary of scientific biography

    Description: A full-text e-book collection currently providing access to the 26 volume Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, History, Biography, Family History

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  7. 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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  8. India, business and control, 1806-1814: in the records of the Governor-General

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Indian papers of the 1st Earl of Minto, 1606-1814'

    This resource is part of: British Online Archives

    Description: The personal letters of the 1st Earl of Minto and his wife Anna Maria.The 1st Earl of Minto served as Governor-General of India from 1806 until 1813. An employee of the East India Company, Sir Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound rose from President of the Board of Control to run the colony. The diplomatic and Indian material is detailed, with a focus on his work.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, History, Biography, Family History

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

  9. 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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  10. SCRAN

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network'

    Description: Over 500,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media about Scotland and beyond.

    Coverage: Prehistory onwards

    Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Family History

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  11. Who’s Who & Who Was Who

    Description: A reference work containing the current Who's Who - with over 34,000 autobiographical entries of noteworthy and influential people who impact British life - plus the entire Who Was Who archive from 1897 onwards.

    Coverage: 1897 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, History, Biography, Family History

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