New collection: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection

Access to the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection has been activated in eSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus (using Shibboleth). The collection is described as follows:

Compiled by Rev. Charles Burney, this collection charts the development of English news media during the 17th and 18th centuries. It features more than 700 bound volumes and over 1,200 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the period, including early issues of the London Evening Post, the Boston and Virginia Gazettes. Each page is indexed and users can conduct full-text searches.