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British Periodicals  Connect to {Database Name]
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Description:

Provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.

British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.

British Periodicals Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.

The 19th-century content of this database is indexed by C19: The Nineteenth Century Index.

Coverage: 1680s-1930s
Journals: Journal Title List
Personalization: Use “My Archive” to save records and searches and to subscribe to British Periodicals Mailing List. Registration is free.
Notes: The University of Delaware Library has access to Collections I and II.
Permitted Uses: Terms and Conditions
Output Formats: Citations may be marked and then downloaded into RefWorks, other bibliographic citation software, or as plain text.
Help: Click on “Help” in the upper right of the screen. For further assistance, contact a librarian.
Related Resources: APS (American Periodical Series) Online
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: ProQuest LLC

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 08/05/13