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Early English Books Online (EEBO) on the ProQuest Platform

Early English Books Online

From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare, Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains over 146,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. Libraries possessing this collection find they are able to fulfill the most exhaustive research requirements of graduate scholars in many subject areas, including English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science.

For more information about the Early English Books Online, navigate to the Content Page 

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New titles are added to Early English Books Online every year. See what’s new in the document  below ("EEBO November 2020 release") for the latest release.

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Early English Books Online has migrated on the ProQuest Platform in 2020.

Automatic redirects will direct users of EEBO from the Chadwyck-Healey version to the PQ Platform.

For users of EEBO Chadwyck-Healey: please read the section "Transitioning from EEBO Chadwyck-Healey” in the Support Center article  Early English Books Online Customer Resources.

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