New subscription: Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. The Tragedie of King Richard the Second as it Hath Beene Publikely Acted by the Right Honourable the Lorde Chamberlaine His Seruants. ProQuest
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Consortium Luxembourg is now offering access to Early English Books Online (EEBO).

From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare, Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains over 146,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave’s Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing’s Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement.

This definitive online collection of early printed works in English, and works printed in England covers several subject areas, including English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science.
The current size of the collection amounts comprises more than 17 million pages of rare books. Over 60,000 EEBO texts, transcribed as part of the Text Creation Partnership project, are now included.

The historical documents span a wide array or different kinds, from Bibles, prayer books, royal statutes, proclamations, and military, religious and other public documents, through to almanacs, musical exercises, calendars, broadsides, periodicals and newsbooks, pamphlets and proclamations. Works by major authors such as Shakespeare, Malory, Spenser, Bacon, More, Erasmus, Boyle, Newton and Galileo can be found next to a host of less frequently studied writers.

Access is available for all users with a valid library card of the National Library, the University of Luxembourg, LIH or LIST.

For more information please check the EEBO LibGuide.