Reference

the Source A to Z

* 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
Searchable full-text access to the British Library's collection of the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817). This is the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
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* 19th Century British Library Newspapers
Full reproductions of influential national and regional newspapers from different political and cultural segments of 19th century British society. Includes newspapers from established country or university towns; the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands; and Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. Penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also included.
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* 19th Century U.S. Newspapers
Access to 500 full text and searchable 19th century U.S. newspapers.
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* 360 Search
Search almost everything at once. 360 Search is a federated search engine that searches across the library’s electronic resources from one simple interface.
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