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English Language & Literature *: Electronic Treasures: EEBO & ECCO

This guide points researchers to a few key USC Libraries resources that might be helpful to start research projects in the area of literary studies.


Early Modern Books‎  information 
Early Modern Books provides an integrated search experience across both Early English Books Online and Early European Books for the period 1450 to 1700.
Subject Area(s):‎ Literature & Language
Early English Books Online information 
Early English Books Online (EEBO) features page images of almost every work printed in the British Isles and North America as well as works in English printed elsewhere from 1470-1700. Over 200 libraries worldwide have contributed to EEBO.
Subject Area(s):‎ Literature & Language
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Early European Books information 
Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-color, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.
Subject Area(s):‎ Literature & Language
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
One of the largest resources of rare materials ever collected in microfilm or electronic formats. The collection is an ongoing project based on The English Short Title Catalogue, a union list of the holdings of the British Library, as well as those from more than 1,500 university, private and public libraries worldwide. This collection captures the essence of the Enlightenment in Great Britain in multiple academic disciplines, including history, literature, geography, social sciences, fine arts, religion, philosophy, and law.

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