New Electronic Services

The UBC Library has new subscriptions to 3 online resources from Thompson Gale.

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926:
Provides digital images for all pages of 22,000 American and British legal treatises published between 1800 through 1926. Using full-text searching, researchers can access over 10 million pages from casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more. Searches may also be limited to a few legal topics, ranging from Accounting to Unincorporated Associations.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online:
Provides access to the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of approximately 33 million pages, allows access to critical information in the fields of law, history, literature, religion, fine arts, science and more.

Times Digital Archive:
The complete digital edition of The Times (London) can be searched (using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting) to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

You can also access these resources by going to the UBC Library homepage ( and clicking on the “Indexes and Databases” link and/or you could bookmark them for later use. Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926
will be included in the Databases link at the UBC Law Library Website at as well.

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