The Casebooks Project offers a tool for searching and reading the medical records of the astrologers Simon Forman and Richard Napier. The project is ongoing: 48,500 cases are now live. When complete, it will contain 80,000 cases and images of the manuscripts.
Notes and Records is the Royal Society's journal on the history of science. Each issue highlights fascinating examples of science shaping our lives, revealing reminiscences and discoveries, and authoritative book reviews.
Covers 1543 to 1988. Begun in the late nineteenth century, the Gerritsen Collection represents books and periodicals tracing the development of feminist consciousness through four centuries and fifteen languages. The Collection is one of the most important single sources in the study of women's history.
A digital library of medieval manuscripts from French libraries across the country (but not the National Library), made available by the IRHT (Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes). The interface is in French but easy to use. There is a map view that allows you to browse by city.
The most important and comprehensive collection of early English-language newspapers, dating from 1603. A full-text digital archive of nearly 1,270 newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, and broadsides collected by the Reverend Doctor Charles Burney (1757-1817), preserved and augmented by the British Library.
Medieval manuscripts come in a range of formats, from bound volumes to scrolls and folding almanacs. They include key theoretical works on medicine, collections of recipes and healing charms, and practitioners’ manuals.
Many of the works are in medieval Latin, others are in a range of European vernacular languages.
The Library holds an unrivalled collection of domestic recipe manuscripts spanning the 16th century to the 19th century. Some of these manuscripts have been digitised and are now freely available online.
British Periodicals traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond. Topics covered in Collection I include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences. Topics in Collection II include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
The UK's National Archives collection is one of the largest in the world, containing over 11 million historical government and public records. From Domesday Book to modern government papers and digital files, the collection includes paper and parchment, digital records and websites, photographs, posters, maps, drawings and paintings.