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Brotherton Collection Manuscript Verse

Description: The Brotherton Collection of Leeds University Library consists of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century manuscripts. The BCMSV is a free-text database which holds detailed information about the individual items of English poetry which make up the collection. The database currently contains records for some 3,500 separate poems or miscellany, from approximately a hundred different manuscripts; the work of indexing is still in progress and the database is regularly updated. Full Boolean searching can be carried out, for either words and phrases. The content field contains a summary of the subject-matter of the poem. The database is accessed via the Internet.

Requirements: Internet connection with WWW Browser.

Further information: from the BCMSV web-site at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html

Distributor: BCMSV, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK. Email: o.s.pickering@leeds.ac.uk.

Price: Free access via the Internet.

Version available at CTI Centre: Current.

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