BHO offers open access content that includes over 1,100 volumes of records on the local, architectural, administrative and legal history of Britain. Jisc subscribers benefit from full access to the Premium Content, which includes an additional 186 volumes of state papers and calendar rolls. The calendars are an essential source for historians of medieval and early modern Britain, particularly for the study of central government and administration.
British History Online's Premium Content includes:
The online calendar texts are fully searchable, and access to their original page scans (where applicable) is also available for subscribers. The full list of Premium Content is available.
Premium Content subscribers receive:
Each volume of the calendars has been scanned, double re-keyed, and converted to Extensible Markup Language (XML) for more accurate and flexible searching. The text layer is accessible for users, making data mining and textual analysis possible.
The British History Online Academic Advisory Board selects publications that are central for research in Britain's history.
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