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What is Historical Texts?

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Historical Texts is the new name for Jisc Historic Books. Historical Texts is a resource bringing together 3 significant collections:

  • Early English Books Online
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online

  • British Library 19th Century Collection

Early English Books Online contains the scanned images, and full-text digital versions where available, of over 125,000 books published in English up to 1700.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online is a digital collection of more than 180,000 titles published in Great Britain and its colonies during the eighteenth century.

British Library 19th Century collection is over 65,000 recently digitised first editions from the British Library's 19th century collection, comprising over 25 million pages of previously rare and inaccessible titles.

Historical Texts can be accessed on and off campus

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