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Early English Books Online

Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.

Subject areas include English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, theology, music, fine arts, education, mathematics, and science.

Transcribed texts are included on EEBO, adding transcriptions to approximately 50% of the texts featured. EEBO also covers texts in more than 30 languages, ranging from Algonquin to Welsh, and incorporates variant editions and multiple copies.

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About Early English Books Online

Available to the University of Gothenburg. Available to anyone using the libraries' computers
Media types:
  • ProQuest
Alternative title:
  • EEBO,
  • Thomason tracts.
Terms of use
  • Download article or chapter
  • Scholarly sharing
    "minimal, insubstantial amounts of materials retrieved from the Products for personal use or scholarly, educational or scientific research"
  • Interlibrary loan
    ILL print or fax: Permitted. "With respect to /.../ electronic archives such as Early English Books Online, Interlibrary Loan is restricted to one printed copy of the specifically requested /.../ book or pamphlet loaned out at any time."
  • Print article or chapter