Use the British Periodicals database to find primary documents published in hundreds of Brisith periodical publications dating from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. Page images include advertising, illustrations, front and back matter and other contextual information. Subjects covered include:
There are many ways to MODIFY your initial search:
There are also many ways to NARROW your initial search:
Once you have a set of results that reflects the topic you're researching, you want to start working with the documents -- seeing where your search terms appear in them, selecting or downloading documents to save, read, or print. Here are some tips for working with documents.
Either choice brings you to an image of the first page of your document and some options for looking at the text. Note that in this view, your search terms are usually highlighted wherever they occur in the document, and the thumbnail icon allows you to see the pages where those terms are present.