Adam Matthew Digital provides access to full text primary sources from over 60 collections spanning the 15th – 21st centuries. It includes award-winning digital resources representing history, social sciences, film, literature, politics, gender and other themes. The primary sources include documents, pamphlets, artwork, newspapers, correspondence, books, magazines and video. All of this is full-text searchable and the database offers the ability to download any textual documents as PDFs.
Example: American History, 1493-1945
From the homepage, click on a tile of a collection that you want to search:
Each collection is formatted differently, features different options and includes different kinds of documents.
Each Collection also provides Quick Links. By clicking on these, you will learn more about the collection and access the most important resources available:
Finally, each collection features a search box that allows you to search for any keyword or phrase (always put phrases in "quotation marks").
If you search for "Woman's Suffrage" you obtain 13 results:
Results List: The results list shows a picture of the item, its title, the date and the document type:
You can also search across all 63 collections by including a keyword or phrase (always put "quotation marks" around phrases) into the main search box:
The results feature a thumbnail of the document, the date and the collection where the document is found.