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Over 36,000 texts covering life in 17th- and 18th-century America, e.g., agriculture and auctions, foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, and witchcraft. Based on the American Bibliography by Charles Evans, enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement. As of July 13, 2010, includes the Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800. You also have access to Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819. Search Early American Imprints, Series I and II and American Broadsides and Ephemera, 1760-1900 in the combined search interface, America’s Historical Imprints.

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Vendor Name NewsBank / Readex

Coverage 1639 - 1800

Research Guides English Literature & Language, History

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Over 36,000 texts, completing the Early American Imprints set. Series II is based on the noted “American Bibliography, 1801-1819” by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. You also have access to Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800. Search Early American Imprints, Series I and II and American Broadsides and Ephemera, 1760-1900 in the combined search interface, America’s Historical Imprints.

From Aaron Burr to Zebulon Pike, from abolitionism to Tippecanoe, more than four million pages cover westward expansion, the development of American arts, the progression of American political thought and much more. In addition to books, broadsides and pamphlets, the collection includes published reports and the works of many European authors reprinted for the American public. Additionally, a large number of state papers and early government materials—including presidential letters and congressional, state and territorial resolutions—chronicle the political and geographic growth of the developing American nation. Subjects include the 12th Amendment, Bible societies, canals, Embargo Act, fur trade, Lewis & Clark Expedition, Louisiana Purchase, nationalism, Panic of 1819, Romanticism, Seminole War, Treaty of Ghent, and the War of 1812. Genres include magic tricks, funeral hymns, fools and jesters, tobacco, dolls, and Indian captivities. The Series also includes Kentucky public documents: e.g., journals of the state House and Senate, public laws, and church records. As of July 13, 2010, includes the Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1801-1819.

Individual titles from the collection are now listed in InfoKat, the libraries' catalog.

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Vendor Name Readex / NewsBank

Research Guides English Literature & Language, History,

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Digital facsimile page images of books, pamphlets, newspapers, and manuscripts of works printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America as well as works in English printed elsewhere. From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare, this collection contains the texts of about 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard and 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. Coverage includes English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science.

Originally EEBO searched just the descriptive records ("full record") and displayed the images of each work. Now, we are pleased to make available the Early English Books Online-Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP) Phase 1 content (25,000  keyed transcriptions), which provides searchable full-text access to many of the materials in EEBO. See below for details.

For more information, see the ProQuest EEBO Research Guide.

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Vendor Name Chadwyck-Healey / ProQuest

Coverage 1473 - 1700

Special Usage Notes

To see if individual works have fulltext:

Look at the top of the descriptive record screen for the full-text icon:

This will display the first page image of the document with the transcribed text below the image.

To see the full selection of pages in order to view the searchable text, select the pop-up table of contents from the first page full-text display:

 Keyword searches include the available searchable full text. To searches for your term(s) within the records or full text only of items that have been keyed to date, select the dropbox to limit to 'Items with keyed full text'. The total number of items that have been keyed into searchable full text is indicated in parentheses. You can also specify a specific title (in the Title Keyword field) to search the FT of just that item. By default all keyed items also have document images available to view; you do not have to limit those searches to Items with document images available.

In the Advanced Search, you can limit searches for full-text keywords within specific areas of text such as Tables of Contents, Verse or Letters.

Research Guides British History, English Literature & Language History, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies,

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Full-text access to electronically submitted theses and dissertations (ETDs) from the University of Kentucky. Note that this collection does not include access to all theses and dissertations from the University of Kentucky, but only those submitted electronically since June 2000. For electronic access to the full-text of selected dissertations completed at the University of Kentucky, use ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Use InfoKat, the Libraries' online catalog, to find theses and dissertations in either paper or electronic format.

Please note: You can also browse by colleges and departments.

You may also want to search for ETDs through the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Browse/Search ETD Collections page.

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Vendor Name University of Kentucky Libraries

Coverage June 2000 - present

Update Frquency Continuous

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Research Guides UKnowledge,

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Over 60,000 manuscripts and documents covering the reach of the British Empire, all the way to Australasia, South Asia, Africa, and the Americas.  Also includes references to biographies and chronologies. 

Organized into five sections:

  • Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
  • Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
  • The Visible Empire
  • Religion & Empire
  • Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism c1607-2007

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Vendor Name Adam Matthew Publications

Coverage 1492 - 1969

Research Guides Anthropology, British History, English Literature & Language, History,

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Contains listings of Sacred Choral, Secular Choral, Classical Vocal, Orchestral, String, Classical Guitar, Woodwind, Piano, Organ and other music scores.

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Vendor Name emusicquest

Research Guides Music,

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Textual and visual records of the University of Kentucky. Browsable and keyword searchable. More resources will be added over time. Material includes publications (e.g., UK yearbooks), university records (e.g., Board of Trustees Minutes), historic papers, athletics archives, and photographic images held by the University Archives.

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Vendor Name University of Kentucky Libraries, University Archives & Digital Programs

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Textual and visual records of the University of Kentucky. Browsable and keyword searchable. More resources will be added over time. Material includes publications (e.g., UK yearbooks), university records (e.g., Board of Trustees Minutes), historic papers, athletics archives, and photographic images held by the University Archives.

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Vendor Name University of Kentucky Libraries, University Archives & Digital Programs

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