Early English Books Online (EEBO) features page images of almost every work printed in the British Isles and North America, as well as works in English printed elsewhere from 1470-1700. Over 200 libraries worldwide have contributed to EEBO. From the first book printed in English through to the ages of Spenser, Shakespeare and of the English Civil War, EEBO's content draws on authoritative and respected short-title catalogues of the period and features a substantial number of text transcriptions specially created for the product.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains 135,000 printed works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years 1701 and 1800.
The Huntington Digital Library is the online database of Huntington Library digitized materials. It aims to support the research needs of Huntington readers and staff and to share digitized resources with a broader community. New content is regularly added, yet only a fraction of the Huntington Library’s more than nine million items is available in digitized form.
A growing full text collection of core social science, humanities, and science journals. Some backfiles date back to the early 1800s. Fields covered include: anthropology, ecology, economics, education, finance, mathematics, philosophy, political science, sociology, literature, biology.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors.
The Los Angeles Times delivers unique coverage of the development of Southern California and the American West. The Los Angeles Times offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
The Benezit Dictionary of Artists contains entries on nearly 170,000 artists. Now available through the Oxford Art Online gateway, unique features include the dictionary's coverage of obscure artists and the inclusion of images of artists' signatures, monograms, and stamps.
Elizabeth Montagu, author and Bluestocking salonnière (1718-1800), was the leading woman of letters and artistic patron of her day. Her correspondence is considered 'among the most important surviving collections from the eighteenth century' (OED). Around 4,000 letters written by Montagu are held in libraries worldwide.
Grove Art Online features over 45,000 signed articles, 5,500 images, 40,000 image links, timelines of world art, MoMA lesson plans, and links to ARTstor (for subscribers to this service) and Art Resource. A Grove Art Online subscription now also includes access to the full text of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.