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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
January 22, 2009
Writing about web page http://find.galegroup.com/bncn/start.do?prodId=BBCN&userGroupName=warwick
Announcing a collection of the newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817). These represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. They can be accessed here.