Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Electronic Enlightenment - new database

Electronic Enlightenment is the most wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century. The content includes:

•8,560 correspondents
•53 nationalities from Europe, Asia & the Americas
•777 occupations
•70,057 letters and documents
•Information on 64,741 manuscript and 106,933 early edition sources
•319,778 scholarly annotations
•11 languages, including English, French, German & Italian
•1,476 links to and from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
•External links to over 50 other online resources

Access to Electronic Enlightenment is available here.

Collection Development

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