In addition to our British Periodicals 1 collection from ProQuest, British Periodicals 2 & 3 are now available. This resource offers page images and searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals published from the seventeenth century through to the twentieth century. Search now across all three collections at once.
British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the ProQuest microfilm collection Early British Periodicals. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts, and the social sciences.
British Periodicals Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the ProQuest microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archeology, and architecture.
British Periodicals Collection III focuses on the first half of the twentieth century. It contains popular periodicals of the period and were highly influential in their mix of news/politics, miscellany, art, photography, literature and comedy/satire, while launching the careers of many leading artists/illustrators of the age.
All of this material is available in page image format with fully searchable text. Users can filter results by article type and download articles as either PDFs or JPEG page images. Each facsimile page from Collections I-II is available in high-resolution gray scale, providing scholars with an authentic and nuanced record of the printed source. Collection III introduces full color images where color was present in the original print volume.