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Records added to catalog for Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans

36,836 e-book records have been added recently to the catalog for titles in Early American Imprints, Series I, 1639-1800 (Evans). CUL purchased access to this resource with generous support from the Department of English. In addition, Friends of the SMU Libraries provided funding to The Text Creation Partnership, the non-profit initiative that works with libraries and commercial vendors to ensure that online texts such as those represented in Series I are faithfully encoded and translated.

CUL holds both the microform and digital versions of this resource. When searching the catalog for these items, records for both formats will be retrieved.

About the collection
This collection contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is based on Charles Evans’ renowned American Bibliography and Roger Bristol’s supplement. Including more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages, Series I also offers new imprints not available in microform edition. Topics covered include agriculture, astronomy, auctions, capital punishment, child rearing, commerce, constitution, diseases, education, foreign affairs, geography, Indians, Latin, lotteries, masonry, medicine, military operations, missionaries, operas, pirates, religious thought, slavery, suffrage, temperance, trials, witchcraft, women, work, yellow fever and thousands more.

If you have any questions about the collection, please contact the CUL Electronic Resources Team at culert@list.smu.edu. If you have any questions about searching for these items in the catalog, please contact Sarah Haight at shaight@smu.edu.

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