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British Isles Online Primary Resources: "Books"

This is a guide to the major electronic resources M.S.U. Libraries has bought or is subscribing to about/from the British Isles. It can be used for literary, historical, political, or social/economic topics.


"Books" encompasses all kinds of materials, but not, by and large, periodicals or newspapers.  Most anything else printed, yes!  Poems, broadsides, pamphlets, anthologies, collected works, novels/fiction, plays, nonfiction prose, stories, edited works, essays, ephemera.  This list is arranged roughly in chronological order.  Be sure to look at the resources in the "Subject Orientation" section of this research guide, because "books" will be found there, too.