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Early English Books Online (EEBO) on the ProQuest Platform

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

Early English Books Online resides on the ProQuest Platform. For more information, see the ProQuest Platform LibGuide.

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Webinar Recordings


This session reviews the advanced search features, the result list facets, viewing full records, cross searching and more. Duration:  44 minutes

This session reviews the advanced search features, the result list facets, viewing full records and cross searching. Duration:  18 minutes

Short introduction to Early Modern Books, its components, Early English Books Online and Early European Books and a sample of integrated study between the two. Duration: 15.44 minutes.

Support for Legacy Chadwyck-Healey EEBO Users


To understand the key differences between EEBO on Chadwyck-Healey and the ProQuest version, please have a look at the Support Center Article and the other documents here below.