Brief citations to articles that appeared in The Times (London) (1790-1905). Searchable by keyword in the title and/or in article main heading. Searches are combined with The Official Index to The Times (London) (1906-1980).
Empire Online contains over 60,000 images of original manscripts and printed material related to: Cultural Contacts; Empire Writing; the Invisible Empire; Religion and Empire; Race, Class & Colonialism. Covers Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceania & South Asia. There is a good balance between manuscript and printed material and a broad range of document types; written by men and women from both the European and the non-European perspective, including:
- Exploration journals and logs
- Letter books and correspondence
- Official Government Papers
- Missionary papers
- Travel writing
- Slave papers
- Children's Adventure Stories
- Traditional; folk tales
- Exhibition Catalogues and guides
- Marketing Posters
- Illustrations, including many in colour
Materials in Empire Online were sourced from:
The British Library, The National Archives, Kew; The Bodleian Library, Oxford, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Church Mission Society Archive, University of Birmingham, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), The National Archives of Canada, The Glenbow Museum, Canada, The National Library of Australia; The Bank of England Library; Birmingham Central Library; State Records, New South Wales; The National Library of Scotland; The London Library; National Gallery of Canada, University of Michigan Museum of Art; Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information, including hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, legal and business publications, wire services, broadcast media transcripts, and trade/news magazines.
The University of Michigan, the University of Oxford, and Gale (part of Cengage Learning) have cooperated in a Text Creation Partnership to make freely available 2,231 accurately keyed and fully searchable SGML/XML text editions from among the 150,000 titles available in the Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) database. ECCO is an important research database that includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. ECCO contains more than 32 million pages of text and over 205,000 individual volumes, all fully searchable. ECCO is published by Gale, part of Cengage Learning.
The ECCO collection consists of the works represented in the English Short Title Catalogue between 1701 and 1800. The corpus contains a diverse number of materials including not only books and broadsides but also Bibles, tract books, sermons, and printed printed ephemera by many well-known and lesser-known authors. The 150,000 works of the ECCO corpus captures the essence of the Enlightenment in Great Britain, and is essential in order to understand the context of the French, Industrial, and American Revolutions.
Combined access to 50+ ProQuest databases, including full text journals, historical newspapers and corporate reports, and specialized indexes for many different fields, including: Arts, Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, History, Humanities, Literature & Language, News & Current Events, Science, Social Sciences, and Dissertations & Theses. Among the included databases: ABI/INFORM, American Periodicals Series (APS), Environmental Science & Pollution Management, Ethnic NewsWatch, OxResearch, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, ProQuest Historical Annual Reports, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, ProQuest Research Library, ProQuest Technology Collection, and Zoological Record Plus. Includes all databases from CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts).
New web version of the most complete and authoritative dictionary of the English language. Provides definitions, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words, past and present, from across the English-speaking world, with over 3 million quotations documenting how and when they have been used over time. Also incorporates the Historical Thesaurus of the OED, where words are arranged by their meaning rather than alphabetically.
Economic, demographic, consumption and industry data on 60 major markets worldwide. Includes historic and forecast data on over 250 different variables, stretching back to 1990 and forward five years.
Online access to EIU publications and reports including China Hand, Country Commerce, Country Finance, Country Forecast, Country Profiles, Country Reports, Country Risk Service, Global Forecasting Service, and Risk Briefing. Data consists of All CityData. Industry information: automotive, consumer goods, energy, financial services, health care and teachnology.