New resource: The John Johnson Collection

Access to the online version of the Bodleian Library’s John Johnson Collection has been enabled in eSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password (using Shibboleth) from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

Made available by the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, this online collection provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, offering insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Categories include Nineteenth-Century Entertainment, the Booktrade, Popular Prints, Crimes, Murders and Executions, and Advertising.

Set up a Personal Profile in the Collection to make use of the ‘Lightbox’ and ‘My Archive’ features.

A Shibboleth support page for this resource has been added to the eServices support materials wiki.