Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; News
  • [Pt. 1]
  • Pt. 2
Searchable full text of full runs of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth-century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as 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.
Database topics
General and Reference Works; British and Commonwealth History; Language; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; American Literary Studies; News; Government Information: United States
  • 1. Multi-title periodical indices. Poole's Index to periodical literature (1802-1906) ; Jones & Chipman's Index to legal periodical literature (1786-1922) ; Richardson's index to periodical articles in religion (1890-1899) ; The psychological index (1894-1905) ; Stead's Index to periodicals (1890-1906) ; Cumulative index to a selected list of periodicals (1896-1899) ; Catalog of scientific papers--mechanics, physics, mathematics
  • 2. Book indexes and serial records. ALA guide to general literature ; Wright American fiction II (1851-1875) ; 19th century monograph records ; 19th century periodical records
  • 3. Newspaper indexes. New York times index (1863-1905) ; New York Daily Tribune Index (1875-1906) ; Palmer's Index to the Times (London) (1880-1890) ; Index to the Oregon spectator (1846-1854)
  • 4. Periodical indexes with full text links. Harpers magazine index (1850-1892) ; Atlantic monthly index (1857-1901) ; North American review (1815-1877) ; New England magazine index (1831-1835) ; Southern Historical Society papers ; The American missionary (1878-1901) ; The Bay State monthly (1884-1886) ; The American Whig review (1845-1852) ; The Century (1881-1899) ; The continental monthly (1862-1864) ; The Galaxy (1866-1878) ; Library journal index (1876-1897) ; The International monthly magazine (1850-1852) ; The living age (1844-1900) ; Manufacturer and builder (1869-1894) ; The old guard (1865-1867) ; Punchinello (1870) ; Putnam's monthly (1853-1870) ; Scientific American (1846-1869) ; Scribner's magazine (1887-1896) ; Scribner's monthly (1870-1881) ; The United States democratic review (1837-1859) ; The New England magazine (1886-1900) ; New Englander and Yale review (1843-1892)-- 5. Patent and government document indices. Congressional Record File. Subject matter index of patents issued by the U.S. (1790-1873) ; Descriptive catalog of the government publications of the U.S. (1774-1881) ; Compilation of the message and papers of the presidents (1789-1897) ; Hansard's Index to debates, House of Commons only (1803-1830) ; Hansard's Index to debates, House of Lords only (1803-1830) ; Cobett's Parliamentary history of England (1066-1803) ; Subject matter index of patents issued by the U.S. (1790-1873).
Indexes nineteenth century literature, including newspapers, periodicals, books, and government publications.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; Feminist Studies
This database contains 2.1 million pages of periodicals published in Great Britain from 1800-1900. It includes publications on women, children, leisure and sport, and humor, and the British Empire.
Database topics
Religious Studies; British and Commonwealth History
Book
p. ; cm.
  • West Saxon (Gospels)
  • Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocryphal books ... / John Wycliffe
  • Pentateuch, Jonah and New Testament / William Tyndale
  • Biblia, the Bible ... / Miles Coverdale
  • Great Bible
  • The Byble, that is to say all the holy Scripture / Thomas Matthew
  • Bishops' Bible
  • Rheims Douai
  • Geneva Bible
  • King James Bible
  • New Testament / Daniel Mace
  • Holy Bible and New Testament translated from the Latin Vulgate / Richard Challoner
  • New Testament / John Wesley
  • New Testament / John Worsley
  • Holy Bible / Noah Webster
  • New Testament / Leicester Ambrose Sawyer
  • Twentieth Century New Testament
  • New English Bible
  • Good News Bible with Deuterocanonicals/Apocrypha.
" ... contains twenty-one different versions of the English Bible. In addition to twelve complete Bibles, there are five texts that comprise New Testaments only, two that contain just the Gospels, and William Tyndale's translations of the Pentateuch, Jonah and New Testament."
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History
The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present. It is the successor to the Royal Historical Society Bibliography of British and Irish History, available online from 2002 to 2009. The Bibliography aims to be as comprehensive as is practical for publications since 1900 and has been enriched by co-operation with other projects. Data from the London's Past Online project were added to the database in January 2003 and the first batch of data from Irish History Online was added in August 2004, with further batches from both projects being added later. From the end of 2006 the Bibliography has co-operated with teams working under the auspices of the Scottish Historical Review Trust which will henceforth edit the primarily Scottish titles in the database. All titles included in The Royal Historical Society Bibliography on CD-ROM (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998) are included in the database (with the exception of unpublished theses).

7. Brepols online [2011 - ]

Database topics
Medieval Studies; Art, Architecture and Design; Religious Studies; French and Italian Studies; British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
BrepolsOnline is the platform for all online content published by Brepols in books and journals, across a broad range of humanities disciplines. The focus of Brepols Publishers' publications lies in "source-works" from Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period. By this is meant critical editions of original texts and documents in their original language, reference works such as encyclopaedias, handbooks and bibliographies, as well as monograph studies, periodicals and cutting-edge research.
Database topics
Art, Architecture and Design; British and Commonwealth History
"The approximately ten thousand cartoons in the British Cartoon Collection at the Library of Congress were published primarily between 1780 to 1830, an era dominated by the prodigious talents and prolific efforts of such famous caricaturists as James Gillray and George Cruikshank. The cartoons highlight aspects of British political life, including tensions with its colonies and other nations, as well as society, fashion, manners, and theater. Currently descriptions for about twenty-five per cent of the British Cartoon Collection are available online. A portion of the online records are accompanied by digital images--generally those for which reproductions have been requested."
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History
British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
Database topics
News; British and Commonwealth History
  • 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
  • 19th century British Library Newspapers [Part 1]
  • 19th century British Library Newspapers Part 2
  • British Newspapers, Part 3-5: 1680-1950.
British Newspapers, 1600-1950 is a comprehensive digital historic newspaper archive. It provides access to historic newspapers, newsbooks, ephemera and national & regional papers from British Isles.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
  • Collection I
  • Collection II
  • Collection III
  • Collection IV.
British Periodicals 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.
Database topics
Art, Architecture and Design; British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
Image
1 online resource : HTML, JPEG, Flash, color illustrations
A database of thousands of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain in fully-searchable form, with ancillary facilities aimed to enhance understanding and appreciation of the material it presents, such as various resources contextualising prints and printmaking, as well as original research on British prints to 1700.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; American History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; American Literary Studies
  • Resources accessible using only C19 interface: Archives USA.
  • House of Commons Parliamentary papers (UK)
  • Nineteenth century short title catalogue (NSTC)
  • -- Nineteenth century microfiche project
  • Palmer's index to the Times
  • Periodicals index online
  • -- Poole's index to periodical literature
  • Resources accessed directly or via the C19 interface: American periodicals series online
  • British periodicals (Collection 1)
  • Wellesley index to Victorian periodicals.
C19 indexes publications of the Anglo-American World, 1790-1919. Collections expand with each release of the database. You may search the entire index and thus all the resources contained within it, or limit your search to one of the individual resources included in the database.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; Ancient Greek and Roman Culture; Medieval Studies
"Mission statement: to bring the wealth of Irish literary and historical culture (in Irish, Latin, Anglo-Norman French, and English) to the Internet in a rigorously scholarly project that is, at the same time, user-friendly for the widest possible range of readers and researchers ... texts are presented in immediately usable form and accompanied by introductions, translations (where possible and necessary), and scholarly bibliographies. Images will be an integral part of text presentation"--About us page.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; Political Science
Physical extent
1 online resource
  • Module 1: 1920-1979
  • module 2: 1980-2008.
Chatham House Online Archive provides a searchable, browseable research environment that enables users to explore approximately half a million pages and over 90 years of research, analysis and commentary. Subject-indexed briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers and monographs will allow users to quickly retrieve and analyze material relevant to their own research or study. Users will also have access to the full-text of Chatham House's publications and audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts.
Database topics
Religious Studies; British and Commonwealth History
A database documenting the careers of all Church of England clergymen between 1540 and 1835. This website not only gives access to the Database, but also provides a range of supporting materials about the Church and its clergy.

18. Colonial America [2015 - ]

Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; American History; Government Information: International and Foreign
Physical extent
1 online resource
Colonial America, scheduled for completion in 2019, will be released in 5 modules eventually encompassing all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series of Colonial Office files held at The National Archives in London, plus all extracted documents associated with them. Covering the period 1606 to 1822, this unique collection of largely manuscript material from the archives of the British government is invaluable for students and researchers of all aspects of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century American history and the early-modern Atlantic world.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; African Studies; Film and Media Studies; Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East)
Video
1 online resource.
Holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies; over 150 films are available for viewing online; search or browse for films by country, date, topic, or keyword; over 350 of the most important films in the catalogue are presented with extensive critical notes.
Database topics
American History; British and Commonwealth History; Government Information: International and Foreign
Colonial State Papers provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Colonial State Papers integrates two important research tools as one service: Collection CO 1 from The National Archives (full name: Privy Council and related bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers); and Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739. All of the documents from CO 1 have been reproduced as full-colour, high quality images. Users can limit their searches to records that include scanned documents or can search all documents recorded in the Calendar.