British and Irish Studies

English Short Title Catalogue (British Library)

Alternative Titles
ESTC
Description
The 'English Short Title Catalogue' (ESTC) is a comprehensive, international union catalogue listing early books, serials, newspapers and selected ephemera printed before 1801. It contains catalogue entries for items issued in Britain, Ireland, overseas territories under British colonial rule, and the United States. Also included is material printed elsewhere which contains significant text in English, Welsh, Irish or Gaelic, as well as any book falsely claiming to have been printed in London. The database contains nearly 470,000 entries, and represents the holdings of some 2,000 libraries world-wide.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
1473-1800
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9883
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British Newspapers 1600-1950

Description

This full-text database cross-searches several historical british newspaper collections, including the 17th-18th Century Burney Collection,19th Century British Library Newspapers, and British Newspapers III (1780-1950).

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1600 - 1950
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9835
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Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature

Alternative Titles
ACLL
Brepolis
Description

More than 450 Latin works by over a hundred known and unknown authors, spanning the fields of theology, liturgy, computistics, grammar, hagiography, poetry and historiography, and including legal texts, charters, inscriptions, etc.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9837
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19th Century British Library Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description
Collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as 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. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800 - 1900
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9833
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PAIS Index

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
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Humanities and Social Sciences Index (with Abstracts and Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective
Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Full Text, Humanities Index
Social Sciences Abstracts, Social Sciences Full Text, Social Sciences Index
HSSI, HSSFT, HSSR, HSSIR, HFT, SSFT, SSA, HA, SSI, HI
Description

Combines Wilson's Humanities Abstracts and Social Science Abstracts into a single file with Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective.  Provides indexing of over 1,500 periodicals across all humanities and social sciences fields, including:  Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Community Health, Criminology, Dance, Economics, Evironmental studies, Ethics, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontoloy,, History, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science. Psychiatry, Psychology, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies.  Full text is included for many articles since 1994.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1907 - (Indexing); 1984 - (Abstracts); 1994 - (Selected full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9523
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PressReader (formerly Library PressDisplay)

Alternative Titles
PressReader, Press Reader, PR
Library Press Display, LPD
NewspaperDirect, Newspaper Direct, ND
Description

Access to issues from the last 60 days of over 6,000 newspapers and magazines in 60+ languages from over 100 countries worldwide. Includes the same content in the same layout as the print editions of the newspapers and magazines. Some titles have "SmartNavigation" permitting individual articles to be printed out or heard in an audio version.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
Most recent 60 days only.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9493
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Early Canadiana Online

Alternative Titles
ECO
CIHM
Description

Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a full text online collection of more than 3,000 books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th century. The collection is particularly strong in literature, womens history, native studies, travel and exploration, and the history of French Canada.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
From the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9487
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Mass Observation Online

Description

Mass Observation was a pioneering social research organisation whose papers provide insights into the cultural and social history of Britain from 1937 to 1972. The material at the Mass Observation Archive, and now in Mass Observation Online, offers an unparalled insight into everyday life during the mid-20th Century. This publication opens up a host of essay and project possibilities on topics such as abortion, old age, crime, eating habits, shopping, fashion, dance, popular music, sex, sport, reading, ethnic minorities, and the decline of Empire. This digital project is a multi-facteted resource, offering integrated access to the new online material, existing microfilm series, and the Mass-Observation Archive itself, allowing the user options to search across the entire Archive or by material type.  Topic collections include gambling, household matters, reading habits, world outlook, and many more.  Materials include diaries, contextual essays, day surveys, file reports and photographs.

Type
E-Book(s)
Images
Text Collection
Coverage
1937-1967. University Library has Mass Observation Online and supplements I-IV.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9439
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Alternative Titles
Dictionary of National Biography
DNB, ODNB
Description

Concise articles on noteworthy people in all walks of life from the British Isles and their connections overseas, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. No living person is included: the Dictionary’s articles are confined to people who died before 31 December 2000. Also includes "themes"--essays on groups, clubs, sets, and gangs in British history, linked to articles on their individual members.  Please note:  access is limited to one user at a time.  If your access is blocked, please try again later.  When you are done, please logout to free up the access for another user.

Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9349
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