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Journey into the Past with 3 New Library Databases!

Would you be interested in your students learning what the life was like in the United Kingdom in the 17th-18th century? 

Try this new database, 17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, that contains a full-text, fully searchable digital archive of nearly 1,270 newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom. Collected by the Reverend Charles Burney, this unique collection represents the largest single archive of 17th and 18th century news media available from the British Library.

 

Would you like your students to experience the essence of the Enlightenment period in Great Britain?

Check this new database, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, that features books and directories, bibles and sheet music, sermons and pamphlets published in the United Kingdom during the 18th century.

 

Would you like your students to bear witness to major international events from the French Revolution to the War in Iraq from the “world’s newspaper of record,” The Times of London?

Try out the Times Digital Archive, that captures 19th-, 20th-, and early 21st-century events and accomplishments from the Times (London) perspective.

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