Early English Books
On-Campus Access: http://eebo.chadwyck.com/home?instit1=slipperyrock&instit2=welcome
Off-Campus Access: http://voyager.ship.edu/remote/validate.cgi?db=CHADWYCK_EEBO
Description: Early English Books seeks to be a comprehensive collection of all books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the English language in any country from earliest times through 1700. This includes books on philosophy, religion, science, politics, Exploration and poetry, prose and drama. Enhanced indexing allows scholars to pinpoint maps, portraits, coats of arms, music and illustrations. The original page image is presented online for viewing, printing or downloading.
Dates Covered: 1475-1700
Types of Coverage: Full text, Index
Source List: Click the Browse Link; then click the Periodical Link at the top right of the interface screen
Frequency of Updates: Varies
Subjects Covered: English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, education, sciences
Types of Items: Full text books
Number of Items: As of 3/17/07: over 100,000 items
Vendor: ProQuest http://www.proquest.com
Publisher: Chadwyck-Healey http://collections.chadwyck.com
Other Information
Aggregate Database: On-Campus: http://www.umi.com/pqdauto
Off-Campus: http://voyager.ship.edu/remote/validate.cgi?db=PQ
Related Resources: Literature Resource Center
Additional Assistance/Help: Help button is towards the top of the interface screen.
Number of Users: Unlimited
What's New: Click the What's New link.
Special Features: Search books by title, author, subject, etc.