Databases





DATABASE TITLE FULL DESCRIPTION COVERAGE FULL TEXT
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans Full-text archive of nearly 37,000 early American publications based on Charles Evans' American Bibliography: A Chronological Dictionary of all Books, Pamphlets, and Periodical Publications Printed in the United States of America from the Genesis of Printing in 1639 down to and including the Year 1800. Includes Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia. 1639-1800 yes
Early American Newspapers, Series, 6 & 7 Fully searchable runs of 215 newspapers from 27 states and the District of Columbia from 1741-1922. Highlights of Series 6 include the Detroit Plaindealer; The Colored American, Detroit's first successful black newspaper; and the Arkansas Gazette, one of the first papers west of the Mississippi. Highlights of Series 7 include New Orleans' Times-Picayune, established in 1837, and The Oregonian, founded in 1850 in Portland and still the state's largest daily. 1741-1922 yes
Early English Books Online Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. - yes
Eighteenth Century Collections Online Full-text searchable facsimile pages of approximately 150,000 items published in the British Isles, colonial America, the United States (1776 - 1800), Canada, and territories governed by Britain during any period of the Eighteenth Century, in any language; plus all relevant items printed wholly or partly in English, or other British vernaculars, in any part of the world. ECCO includes a variety of materials from books, directories, Bibles and sermons to shipping lists, advertisements and works by many well-known and lesser-known authors, all providing a diverse collection in History, Geography, Science, Technology, Medicine, Law, Philosophy, Religion, Social Sciences, Literature, and the Fine Arts. ECCO is based on the British Library's Eighteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (ESTC). 1701-1800 yes
Eighteenth Century Journals V Digital reproductions of unique and rare eighteenth century periodicals chosen to convey the eclecticism and evolution of the publishing world between 1712 and 1835. Purdue Subscribes to Eighteenth Century Journals V, offering a complete run of one of the greatest periodicals of the age, The Lady's Magazine (1770 to 1832), as well as other relevant titles from the period. The Lady’s Magazine – an entertaining and educational journal aimed at “the housewife as well as the peeress” – was the first objective and professional effort to create a magazine acceptable for women. Topics include aspects of the social and domestic sciences, as well as health, education, and the humanities. 1712-1835 yes
Electronic Enlightenment Edited letters of over 7,000 correspondents from Europe, the Americas, and Asia from the 17th to the mid-19th centuries, including the correspondence of philosophers, scientists, clerics, government ministers, merchants, and people of many other occupations. A research project of the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, EE provides a network of interconnected documents allowing scholars to see the complex web of personal relationships in the early modern period. Forty-five nationalities, 11 languages, and 688 occupations are represented. Limited to one user at a time. 1619-1878 yes
Essay and General Literature Index Indexes essays and chapters in anthologies, and multi-author collections. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, art history, drama, and film. 1985-present no
Ethnic NewsWatch Provides access to full-text articles from 200 magazines, journals, and newspapers published by the ethnic, minority, and native press in America. Searchable in both English and Spanish. 1985 - present partial
Evolution of Flight, 1784-1991 Spanning more than two centuries, Evolution of Flight, 1784-1991 offers researchers a wealth of primary documents ranging from the early era of aviation to the high-tech air fleets of the twentieth century. With documents such as photographs, diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, draft technical specifications, government documents, and other primary source material from Smithsonian libraries, including the National Air and Space Museum archives and library, this archive covers the technical and social impact of aviation with astonishing breadth and detail. The archive supports enthusiasts and researchers interested in early flight, inventions, the military, the development of the commercial airline industry, women’s studies, African American studies, and more. 1784-1991 yes