Kathryn A. Martin Library

Early American Imprints

Subject: Primary Sources - History Research  
Type: Fulltext collection of books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in the British American Colonies/United States from 1639 through 1800 
Materials Covered: Contents based on its listed in Charles Evans' American Bibliography, Series I. Comprehensive collection of digitized items that were published in the American colonies/United States from 1639; includes publications on a wide range of subject areas as well in a variety of genres (sermons, dictionaries, etc.); special section of materials on the history of printing including publishers, printers, and booksellers.  
Dates of Coverage:  1649-1800 
Special Features: Search by keyword (in citation or text of document), subject, title, author, topic, genre, language, publisher, place of publication. Browse by all of aforementioned except keyword and publisher. Special section on the history of printing. Individual pages may be printed or downloaded; complete publications may be downloaded. 
Periodicals Indexed
or Full-Text:
See Evans Bibliography mentioned above. 
Simultaneous Users:  Unlimited 
Online Help:  Help (limited) links in database 
Link: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/lurl/LibGo.php?TiPrimaryID=721 
Vendor: Readex, a division of NewsBank Inc. 
License Info:  
Use Restrictions: Available to ALL users in the library; Off campus access is limited to UMD students, staff, and faculty 
Printing: Use browser print feature 
Search Assistance:  For searching assistance contact the Research & Information Desk at 218-726-8100 or email Thomas Ambrosi 
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