The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collections are available now from Ebsco Publishing for a one-month free trial until October 31, 2010. AAS collections consist of two series so far, 1691 – 1820 and 1821 – 1837. Series 3, 4, and 5 will be available soon.
The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection Series 1: 1691-1820 presents 550 titles. Representing over two centuries of print culture and ranging from early works imported by the colonists to later titles published on American soil on the eve of the Revolution and during the early republic.
The (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection Series 2: 1821 – 1837 presents over 1000 titles dating from 1821 through 1837. The subject matter covered in Series 2 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics
The entire AAS Historical Periodicals Collection will consist of five series created from serials holdings belonging to one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society and featuring about 6500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century.
Access to these trials is available below as well as through the Library’s Trials and New Resources web page.
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