Friday, June 22, 2007

New Database: Early English Books Online

Early English Books Online
From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare , this collection contains reproductions, dating from 1473-1700, of the original printing of about 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. Subject areas represented include English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science.