Databases for History
Full-text articles in the physical sciences, technology,
medicine, management, social sciences, the arts, theology,
literature and other subjects; also full text of UK newspapers
12,000 selected recordings of music, spoken word and human and
natural environments from the British Library.
Religious and theological literature.
Combined archive of newspapers from the Burney Collection
(newspapers gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney, mostly
covering London in the 17th and 18th centuries) and 19th Century
Newspapers (full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the
British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain).
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 AD to the present,
but excluding the United States and Canada.
19th and 20th century papers from 1801 - 2003/4.
Full runs of 48 influential national and regional newspapers
representing different political and cultural segments of 19th
century British society.
Full text periodicals in the subject areas Women and children,
Sports and leisure, Humour and satire.
The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend
Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) represent the largest single
collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or
so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published
mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial,
Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American
colonies, Europe and India.
Sociology research database.