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Discovering Early Modern Treasures
More than a decade ago, Early English Books Online (EEBO) debuted with 125,000 works, microfilmed over 70 years from more than 250 libraries worldwide. Today, with over 146,600 titles and associated bibliographic records, EEBO is one of the most successful digitized research collections ProQuest has ever produced, trusted by students and scholars in thousands of universities and research organizations worldwide.
No other resource for early modern scholarship is as comprehensive as EEBO. Users can explore complete, digitized images of all the works listed in the key bibliographic records of English literature: The Short-Title Catalogue (Pollard & Redgrave, 1475-1640); The Short-Title Catalogue II (Wing, 1641-1700); The Thomason Tracts; and the Early English Books Tract Supplements, as well as original almanacs, pamphlets, musical scores, prayer books and other intriguing primary sources.
To accompany the page images, the transcribed texts from both phases of the Text Creation Partnership have been integrated alongside the images, helping researchers of all levels to discover more from within the EEBO corpus.
Access to Early English Books Online (EEBO) provides a classic example of how new technology can rejuvenate traditional research. Extending access to the resource has fundamentally changed the way all of us can manage and maintain first-class scholarly research.
JUSTIN CHAMPION, PROFESSOR OF THE HISTORY OF IDEAS, ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
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