Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital 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 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
Includes titles in the STC I (Pollard and Redgrave, 1475-1640), Wing (STC II, 1641-1700) and Thomason catalogs
Newspapers are often not considered primary sources, but sometimes can be depending on the topic. For each research question, the definition of what constitutes a primary source may vary depending on the context and what is available. Carefully consider the requirements for your research.
Covers through five years ago. Use the ProQuest Global Newsstream for articles from the most recent years.
Historical records on U.S. History arranged by subject from the National Digital Library at Library of Congress. Includes written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music.
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and provides long-term preservation and access services to digitized content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house member institution initiatives. Items in the public domain are in full-view for everyone and items held in copyright are searchable.