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Articles (from magazines)
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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Search or browse the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers19th Century British Newspapers, 19th Century US Newspapers, 19th Century UK Periodicals, Times Digital Archive, and the Times Literary Supplement at once. [more info]
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Reference Information
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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature... [more info]
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The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language... [more info]
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Videos
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A streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos in 8 subject areas.  Includes access to archival films and newsreels. [more info]
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Articles (from journals)
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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides historical data on the British Isles from 55BC to present.  Secondary sources only. [more info]
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Biography
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Biographies of 55,000 men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past from the earliest times. No living person is included in the dictionary.
 
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Books / Book Chapters
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The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides historical data on the British Isles from 55BC to present.  Secondary sources only. [more info]
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Not recommended for use in Google Chrome.  Please use Internet Explorer, FireFox, or Safari.  C19: The Nineteenth Century Index is an all-inclusive bibliographic tool for 19th-century research. [more info]
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Drama
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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century... [more info]
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Full-text of more than 1,500 works by 450 named and 230 anonymous authors ... [more info]
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Letters & Diaries
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Primary source database offering women's diaries and letters... [more info]
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Manuscripts
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A complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts... [more info]
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News Articles
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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
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The British Newspaper Archive contains millions of digitized newspapers owned by the British Library.  While searching is free, there is a fee to download full text articles. JMU Libraries are not responsible for paying these fees. [more info]
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Poetry
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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century... [more info]
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Full-text of 1,350 English and British poems from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of 19th century ... [more info]
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Primary Sources
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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Websites
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Indexes over 460,000 that were published between 1473 and 1800 primarily in Britain and North America. [more info]
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A comprehensive analysis of lexicon and usage for the period 1100-1500, based on the analysis of a collection of over three million citation slips, the largest collection of this kind available. [more info]
 
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