Abstracts and indexes literature 1964 - date covering countries other than the United States and Canada in the subject areas of history, the social sciences and humanities. The scope of coverage is World History (1450 - present) and related areas including culture, diplomacy, economics, international relations and politics.
Provides full-text access to resources included in the English Short Title Catalogue, a machine-readable union list of the holdings of the British Library, as well as those from more than 1,500 university, private and public libraries worldwide.
The Nineteenth Century Collections Online includes papers of British statesmen, Home Office records, ordnance surveys, working class autobiographies, and other unique collections. Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange features primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century. These documents include government reports, diplomatic correspondences, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more. European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles. British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the long nineteenth century, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores.
The Burney Collection Newspapers is a full-text, fully searchable digital archive of nearly 1,270 17th and 18th century newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom. Collected by the Reverend Charles Burney, this unique collection represents the largest single archive of 17th and 18th century news media available from the British Library. For an excellent guide dedicated to the Burney Collection, copy the following link and paste into your browser: http://subjectguides.wcupa.edu/burney
British Library Newspapers, Part I and II (1800-1900) include 60 regional and local newspaper titles that illuminate diverse and distinct regional attitudes, cultures, and vernaculars, providing an alternative viewpoint to the London-centric national press. Part III adds even more regional and local depth, encompassing powerful provincial news journals, local interest publications, and specialist titles.
FSU Libraries owns access to Parts I, II, and III of the British Library Newspapers collection.
Searchable and browsable digital reproduction, cover to cover, of the London Times in PDF files, 1785-1985. The PDFs in this database are not transcribed into text, so you may need to search for keywords with unusual spelling for earlier copies. For articles after 1985 use the database Times (The London Times)
EEBO contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. FSU users have full-text access and downloading capabilities for those items in the public domain, including:
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Works published before 1923
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A ground-breaking and engaging reference work providing 50,000 specially-written signed biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. State-of-the-art search options, extensive internal cross-referencing, access to articles from the original DNB, and navigation by "themes" combine with rigorous research and scholarship to make the Oxford DNB one of the most innovative and important reference sites available online.
British History Online is a digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. While FSU Libraries does not subscribe to this database, many of the more than 1,200 historical documents are freely available without a subscription.