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Early English Books Online (EEBO)


Provides full text, digital images of every book printed in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and every book in the English language printed abroad, from 1475 to 1700.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: History; Language and Literature; English and American Literature; Philosophy; Manuscripts and Rare Books; Religion; Social Sciences
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: EEBO contains Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue of printed materials published in the English language from 1475 to 1640, Wing's Short-Title Catalogue of works dating from 1641 to 1700, and Thomason Tracts, a compendium of broadsides on the English Civil War printed between 1640 and 1661. The books in EEBO are presented as scanned images, so all illustrations and maps are included.

Dates of Coverage: 1475-1700

Update Frequency: Daily

Print Equivalent: EEBO corresponds to the microform series Early English Books: Series I, 1475-1640 and Series II, 1641-1700, available in Microforms, Room 100, with the call numbers *ZKC and *Z-5184 respectively. Many of the books included in EEBO are in the collections of NYPL. Check the Library Catalog for details.

Provider: ProQuest

Format: Web