Browse Periodicals by Date
The Browse Periodicals by Date page allows you to browse all periodical content in EEBO by the year and month in which it was published, and to view a list of issues for a particular date. It provides access to:
Corantos and Newsbooks are slightly different in character to the other periodicals in EEBO, and have been treated in a slightly different way to make them fully accessible to users.
Each individual coranto and newsbook is accessible throughout EEBO via a bibliographic record that documents exactly its unique title and date information, making it easy to retrieve particular items when browsing. Each is also linked to an additional bibliographic record that groups together associated corantos and newsbooks according to the various series identified in Folke Dahl's definitive work A Bibliography of English Corantos and Periodical Newsbooks 1620–1642 (London: Bibliographical Society, 1952). These additional records allow users to reconstruct the original serial order in which corantos and newsbooks were issued. Both types of record are accessible in Browse Periodicals by Date page.
For example, users can access images of the newsbook entitled A relation of the King of Svveden, his happie and incomparable successe and victories..., which formed number 22 in a series of newsbooks printed for Nathaniel Butter and Nicholas Bourne from 1629 to 1631, in two ways:
You can go directly to a particular month and year by selecting a month and year from the drop-down lists at the top of the page and clicking Go. The list will then scroll to a list of issues for the year and month you have chosen. Alternatively, you can browse the list in the following ways:
When you have expanded a level in the browse list, the plus icon will change to a minus icon; you can click this to contract the level and return to the original display. If you have clicked the 'Show all issues' link and expanded the browse for that year to its fullest extent, the link will change to read 'Hide all issues'; click this to collapse the display.
Each issue-level entry in the browse list consists of the title, reel position, issue number and date, and is preceded by the following icons: