GALE DIGITAL COLLECTIONS University of Oklahoma
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Gale Digital Collections
Timeline covered by the Gale Digital Collections 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 Times Digital Archive Making of the Modern World – history through lens of trade and wealth Sabin Americana – covers all the Americas with works from around the world State Papers Online, Parts 1-4 ECCO & ECCO II 19C US News 19C BL News 17/18C Burney Newspapers 19C UK Per.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), one of the largest digitization initiatives ever undertaken, allows full-text searching of more than 138,000 printed works and editions published between 1700 and 1800
The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature (1450-1850) reveals the history of the early modern world through the lens of politics, political systems, trade, commerce, economics, finance and wealth
Sabin Americana (1500-1926) is a vast library about all of the Americas, from colonization to the earlier portion of the 20th Century, written anywhere in the world
Declassified Documents Reference System affords access to over 550,000 pages and 90,000 documents of previously classified U.S. government documents
The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985) provides access to the world’s English-language newspaper of record
17 th , 18 th and 19 th Century British Newspapers provides access to a wealth and breadth of UK newspaper content in these centuries
19 th Century U.S. Newspapers provides an early core draft of US history, with particular emphasis to regional and local interpretations
19 th Century United Kingdom Periodicals will provide a broad collection of journals, serials, periodicals and writings from 19 th century Great Britain
State Papers Online (1509-1714) documents for periods when King or Queen acted as Prime Minister and Monarch. Office archives of secretaries of state serving monarchy. Records begin in 1509 and are divided into domestic and foreign sections, with information on every facet of early modern government.
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The Making of the Modern World: The Goldsmiths’-Kress Library of Economic Literature, 1450-1850
Access content formerly available only in rare book rooms
Combines the strengths of two preeminent collections: The Goldsmiths’ Library of Economic Literature at the University of London and the Kress Library of Business and Economics at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Other materials from other prestigious collections are also included.
Access to more than 61,000 books from the period 1450–1850, and 466 pre-1906 serials
Nearly 12 million pages in all –many of which are the only known copies of the work in the world.
Focuses on the study of history, including:
legal and religious history
special collections on transportation, banking, finance and manufacturing.
Discover rich resources that bring American history to life
Based on the well-known Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from its Discovery to the Present Time by Joseph Sabin Offers a comprehensive, up-close glimpse of life in the Western Hemisphere from the arrival of Europeans in the late 15 th century to the early decades of the 20 th century.
More than 29,000 full-text primary source documents
Covers a span of 400 years in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean