All entries for Tuesday 28 July 2009
July 28, 2009
Writing about web page http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/news_and_events/newsletter/july_newsletter.aspx?6
Part 2 of Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) has been purchased by JISC Collections, and will be available from 1st August 2009.
Adding almost 7 million pages to the size of ECCO, Part 2 includes 45,000 titles uncovered by the English Short Title Catalogue – for example 96 new editions of Shakespeare, and 900 new works and editions by over 400 female authors.
An enhanced user interface – including new features and contextual tools to make the database more accessible to students and valuable to advanced researchers – will also be available to subscribing institutions.
Together, Parts 1 and 2 together offer online access to over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) and nearly 33 million pages published between 1701 and 1800.
To find out more, click here