Historical Digitized British Periodicals Added

The Libraries purchased British Periodicals, digitized collections of over 450 British periodicals published between the 17th and early 20th century covering literature, history, science, fine arts and social sciences. These collections are available on the ProQuest platform, and you can search by keyword; author; publication title, subject or editor; place of publication (including Belfast, Calcutta, Glasgow and New York, among others); document type (e.g. advertisement, obituary, poem, recipe) and more.

If you’d like assistance using this resource, Ask Us.

All Accessible Archives Collections Now Available

The Libraries have expanded its Accessible Archives subscription to include American County Histories, Civil War documents, newspapers such as Godey’s Lady’s Book, The Lily, The Pennsylvania Gazette, and other texts such as Twelve Years a Slave. You can search across collections or within individual ones and limit by publication type and date. If you’d like assistance with this resource, Ask Us.

New Historical, Digital British Newspapers

Seventeenth-Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers are a new addition to the Libraries’ online resources. Coverage includes English newspapers, broadsides, addresses, proclamations and pamphlets published between 1620’s and 1790’s. You can browse publications by location or search by document or publication title, publication date, full-text keyword and add limits for publication section, images and more.

If you have questions about using this newspaper collection, contact our reference staff.

New Western Mass. E-Newspapers

Through Massachusetts Newsbank, the Libraries now have access to the following newspapers online:

  • Advocate – 02/10/2010-Current
  • Amherst Bulletin – 01/07/1994-Current
  • Berkshire Eagle – 12/31/2003-Current
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette – 01/03/1994-Current
  • North Adams Transcript – 11/25/2003-Current
  • Recorder – 03/05/1997-Current
  • Republican¬†– 06/13/1988-Current
  • Springfield Advocate – 09/26/1996-04/12/1998
  • Springfield Examiner – 01/14/2011-Current
  • Valley Advocate – 09/26/1996-Current

If you have questions about using these newspapers, contact a librarian.