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British Periodicals traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond. On completion this unique digital archive will consist of more than 460 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, comprising six million keyword-searchable pages and forming an unrivalled record of more than two centuries of British history and culture.

A wide array of different types of periodical are represented, from magisterial quarterlies and scholarly and professional organs through to coterie art periodicals, penny weeklies and illustrated family magazines.

SFU currently has access to British Periodicals Collection I and II.

Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.

Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.

 
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Coverage
1681-1939 
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Resource type
Digital Collection 
Content types
Journal articles 
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Unlimited. 
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Titles indexed
http://britishperiodicals.chadwyck.co.uk/marketing/titles.jsp 
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Subjects
English, History, Primary Sources 
Allows electronic reserves
no 
Ereserves notes
Must provide a link. So long as use employs durable links to Products so that a "hit" is registered on ProQuest's on-line platform each time a student views the work on reserve. Create a link to the item. 
Allows coursepacks
no 
Coursepack notes
Material from this resource may NOT be used to assemble a print coursepack. Create a link to the item instead. 
Allows interlibrary loan
yes 
Interlibrary loan notes
so long as the loan doesn't replace the recipient library's own subscription to either the Products or the purchase of the underlying work. // ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, and Early English Books Online restricted to one printed copy of the requested item at a time. 
Online terms
 
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

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