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Offered under the ProQuest's Chadwyck-Healey™ brand, this new collection contains documents illuminating many aspects of eighteenth-century history, from the widespread use of automated workflow during the Industrial Revolution to the shaping of a new democratic system during the American Revolution.
Primary sources for film, broadcasting, popular music and theatre, 1880-2000
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers empowers researchers to explore the British perspective on historical and contemporary events through a vast and authoritative archive of official government documents spanning three centuries.
The John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera is the first-ever electronic research collection of its kind. ProQuest has painstakingly scanned in color a portion of the John Johnson collection that resides in the Bodleian Library of Oxford, England. The resulting database provides direct access to rare primary source materials and evidence of Britain’s cultural, social, industrial, and technological heritage.
Parliamentary Papers are the most detailed primary source for nineteenth-century Britain, its colonies, and the wider world.
Covering almost a century of British and world history, Palmer's Full Text Online gives students, researchers, and the public Web-based access to complete images of articles from The London Times.
Patrologia Latina Database offers the works of the Latin Fathers in a fully-searchable electronic format.
Periodicals Archive Online connects researchers with a rich digital archive of leading international journals in the humanities and social sciences from the past 200 years, to improve research outcomes in multiple disciplines.
The Congressional Basic subscription is the foundation of our comprehensive collection of the publications of the U.S. Congress back to 1970. An optional Congressional Indexes historical module adds documents from before 1970. The Basic service includes abstracting and indexing of all publications, plus bill tracking, legislative histories, and full text of selected documents.
ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection is a unique primary source collection presenting opinions and supporting materials on the issues of the day from 1824 to the present.