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About Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Subject 'From the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War, Early English Books Online (EEBO) will contain over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661), and the Early English Tract Supplement - all in full digital facsimile from the Early English Books microfilm collection.' See also: Alpha version: EEBO Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP) , full transcriptions of a growing number of titles (1,800+), the full texts of which are searchable.
Sources Full-text books.
Dates Covered 1475 - 1700.
Help Documents Available within database; click on Help?
Print Counterpart (backfiles) Early English Books
Provider ProQuest
Access On the web, limited to current WU students, faculty, and staff. Access to restricted resources from outside the WU campuses.
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