Monday, May 9, 2016

Collections update: British Periodicals

An image from a 1939 issue of Play Pictorial
With funds provided by the William T. Young Toyota Endowment, UK Libraries purchased access to British Periodicals Collection I and II.  British Periodicals provides access to facsimile page images and searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals published from the 17th century through to the early 21st.
British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
British Periodicals Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
For more information or to explore this resource, click here.

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