18th Century Collection: TRIAL until Oct 13th.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) is now available as a TRIAL until October 13, 2006. Derived from the Eighteenth Century microfilm collection from Thomson Gale, ECCO features digitized versions of 150,000 printed volumes — comprising more than 26 million pages — in essence, every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. With full-text search capabilities across all 26 million pages, this collection provides multidisciplinary research opportunities not possible until now.

A wealth of original material is included in Eighteenth Century Collections Online — from books and broadsides, Bibles, tract books and sermons to printed ephemera — with works by many well-known and lesser-known individuals all providing a diverse collection of material for every scholar and researcher of the eighteenth century.

The collection is presented in seven subject areas:
• History and Geography
• Social Science and Fine Arts
• Medicine, Science and Technology
• Literature and Language
• Religion and Philosophy
• Law
• Reference

Material found in this resource is based on the English Short Title Catalogue bibliography and is derived from some of the world’s largest and most prestigious university, private, public and research libraries. Eighteenth Century Collections Online not only offers full-text searching but also many levels of metadata, which will enable researchers to study this century in fresh, new ways.

After you try Eighteenth Century Collections Online, please complete our online survey. Your opinions will help us in making a decision about subscribing to this database.

To view additional product information, visit Thomson Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online website: http://www.gale.com/EighteenthCentury/index.htm.

For more information, or to send comments/suggestions/feedback, please contact William Glenn, History Librarian, at William.glenn@stonybrook.edu, or at (631) 632-7334.

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