December 3, 2020

Coming Soon From ProQuest: Digitized Collection of Influential British Magazines, More Than 850,000 Pages From First Half of 20th Century

From Today’s PQ Announcement:

[ProQuest’s] new British Periodicals Collection III digitizes the archives of the most important magazines of the period – all highly influential in their mix of news, politics, art, photography, literature and satire – and extends the scope of the popular British Periodicals program. The collection enriches context-based exploration of important attitudes, events and movements, such as empire and decolonization, first-wave feminism, and consumer society.

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When complete in April, British Periodicals Collection III will encompass more than 850,000 pages, with many featuring the first appearances of landmark works of literature, art, and political opinion. The collection enables researchers to consult the original context of serialized literature and journalism by Agatha Christie, Daphne du Maurier, George Eliot, George Gissing, Thomas Hardy, Anthony Trollope, H. Rider Haggard, H. G. Wells, Saki and Bram Stoker, among others. British Periodicals Collection III also includes…

  • The full runs of titles from the prestigious stable of periodicals known as the “Great Eight” in British publishing history
  • Cover-to-cover digitization that extends to ephemeral content that has become key research material, such as ads and obituaries.

Read the Complete Announcement

Learn More About PQ’s  British Periodicals Collections

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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