British Periodicals available from ProQuest
Page last modified on 30 November 2015, at 01:09 PM (initially posted on 29 January 2008)
On completion this unique digital archive will consist of almost 500 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, comprising six million keyword-searchable pages and forming an unrivalled record of more than two centuries of British history and culture.
WAYFless URL: You need to append your ProQuest account ID (visible once you log into the platform) to the following URL: http://search.proquest.com/britishperiodicals?accountid=XXXXXX
Deep Linking: The examples given below are for Periodicals Index. Deep links for Music Periodicals can be created by following the same syntax, but replacing pio with britishperiodicals.
20. WAYFless URLs for ProQuest SPs
To find your organisation's ProQuest account ID, log in with your IdP and local credentials in the usual manner. Once you've clicked on any link (such as one of the subject area links), you will see a string similar to
at the end of the URL in the address bar. Appending this to any URL on the site will take you to a login page using your own IdP.
Will take you to a login page that will allow you access everything on the platform you're licensed for.
For a link to the top level of PIO (Periodicals Index Online), use
To link to a journal
To link to the same journal in the PIO section of the site
Finally, to link to an article directly from the platform level
We would recommend that libraries use database-level links on portal pages and directories, but use the generic links for documents and journals.
This service is available for subscription to UK HE, FE & research councils through JISC Collections.