Thursday, 25 October 2018

Waterloo Directory of Irish Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900: new online resource


Access to The Waterloo Directory of Irish Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900 is now available.

This online bibliography lists 5,800 Irish newspapers and periodicals published during the nineteenth century. It contains a diverse range of Irish historical documents, including records for nationalist magazines and broadsheets, migrant newspapers, local almanacs, provincial newspapers, society proceedings, and Church reports. It also contains over 2,000 images.

The Waterloo Directory of Irish Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900 includes hyperlinks to available full text e-access titles, as well as library locations, and a virtually complete list of all secondary research on each, as well as up to 32 fields of data per title, including a historical summary of each title. It has 6 searchable indexes: title, issuing body, people, town, county/country, and subject. A Global Search allows for broader searches. This resource is updated regularly.

Access is available via the library catalogue. 


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