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NEW! Early English Books Online (EEBO)

With the latest Libraries acquisition, English literature students and scholars will no longer have to ask "Wherefore art thou, EEBO?" That new resource is Early English Books Online (EEBO).

From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare, this online image collection contains practically all books printed in English up to the 18th century, over 96,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475 - 1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised edition. This collection will fulfill the most advanced research requirements of scholars in the areas of English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, and the fine arts.

EEBO may be accessed from the Libraries Web site, either through IRIS or on the Indexes page, under "Arts & Humanities" then "General Arts & Humanities."

Note:
For titles requested for the first time, there may be a considerable delay in downloading. The response time for titles that have been requested previously is minimal. This downloading delay will be correctly shortly.

Posted March 21, 2000