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61 - Walter Scott Digital Archive
Description: A full-text digital archive of Walter Scott materials gathered by James C. Corson, librarian, scholar, and Scottophile, held by Edinburgh University Library
Full text: Yes
Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
62 - Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals, 1800-1900
Alternative titles: also known as 'Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals, 1800-1900'
Description: An online bibliographic database of 50,000 Victorian newspaper and periodical publications, with 48,000 personal names, 4,572 issuing bodies and 756 subjects
Publisher: North Waterloo Academic Press
Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
63 - Who’s Who & Who Was Who
Description: A full-text reference work containing the current Who's Who - with over 33,000 short, continually updated, biographies of living noteworthy and influential individuals, from all walks of life worldwide - plus the entire Who Was Who archive from 1897.
Coverage: 1897 onwards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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