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From the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and
the tumult of the English Civil War, Early English Books Online (EEBO) will contain over 125,000 titles listed in
Pollard and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), the
Thomason Tracts (1640-1661), and the Early English Tract Supplement—all in full digital facsimile from the
Early English Books microfilm collection.

EEBO is available on designated computers in the library.

In the computer lab, click on the Electronic Resources link from the library’s home page
(www.wts.edu/library). WTS students, faculty, and staff may also search EEBO from home; please ask for
passwords at the reference or circulation desk.

Searching and Downloading Documents:
A keyword search using John Knox will bring up a list of records, the first one
being:

Author: Balnaves, Henry, Sir, d. 1579. Title: The confession of faith Date: 1584
Reel position: Early English Books, 1475 - 1640 / 485:05

To download the full text of this document you should do the following:

1. Mark the record by clicking on the box beside the citation.

2. Click on the marked list icon at the top of the screen.

3. This brings up a page where one of the options is Download PDF. When you click on that link you can
then download the whole document in four sections.

4. Once the file has been downloaded you will need to save it to your hard drive. To do this you should
click on the save copy icon in the Adobe Acrobat Toolbar. You will then be prompted to name the file and
indicate a location on your hard drive where you want it saved.

Please keep in mind that all documents downloaded from EEBO may not be shared outside of the
Westminster Theological Seminary community.

Online help is available, but ask a staff member for help anytime. Or contact Reference Librarian Marsha
Blake for a consultation: library@wts.edu or (215) 935–3880.

Montgomery Library
www.wts.edu
(215) 572–3821

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