Adam Matthew Digital Friday, 21 July 2017

Adam Matthew Acquired by SAGE Publications

SAGE has acquired Adam Matthew Digital and Adam Matthew Education. The acquisition was concluded on 5th October, 2012, but remains strictly confidential until a public announcement is made tomorrow (11th Oct, 2012).

On-going Access to Adam Matthew Collections

Special Discounts for CAUL Members 2012

Adam Matthew Digital is pleased to extend special discounts to all CAUL members for purchases of [a range of] collections throughout 2012 (13/2/12)

Special Discounts for CAUL Members 2012

This page is primarily for the information of CAUL/CEIRC members who wish to subscribe to this publisher's products and/or services.  It provides information about offers to CAUL and CAUL-specific pricing, and links to relevant pages on the publisher's own web site.  For other information, please go directly to Adam Matthew Digital.


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Adam Matthew Digital publishes online primary source collections and works with leading libraries, archives and scholars from around the world. The results are award-winning, creative resources that offer powerful research and dynamic teaching for universities, colleges and libraries across the world. Special discounted prices have been negotiated with CAUL – please see [members only]. Alternatively, please contact us.

Adam Matthew Collections - 2016

Church Missionary Society Periodicals
- Module II
Colonial America
- Module II
Eighteenth Century Drama
Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981
- Module I
- Module II
Frontier Life
History of Mass Tourism
Migration to New Worlds
Shakespeare in Performance
World’s Fairs

Adam Matthew Digital - Collections Backlist

A full list of Adam Matthew Digital’s collections is available below (alternatively, refer to the website listing). Pricing details and institutions-specific discounts are available on request.

African American Communities
The American West
American Indian Histories and Cultures
American History: 1493-1945 The Gilder Lehrman Collection
American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965
Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980
China, America and the Pacific
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980
China, Culture and Society: The Wason Pamphlet Collection, Cornell University
Church Missionary Society Periodicals
Colonial America
Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966
Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969
Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969
Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961
Defining Gender, 1450-1910
Eighteenth Century Drama
Eighteenth Century Journals Portal
- Section I
- Section II
- Section III
- Section IV
- Section V
Empire Online
Everyday Life & Women in America, c1800-1920
The First World War: Personal Experiences
The First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment
The First World War: Visual Perspectives and Narratives
Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980
- 1919-1929
- 1930-1937
- 1938-1948
- 1949-1956
- 1957-1966
- 1967-1980
Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980
Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981
Frontier Life
Global Commodities
The Grand Tour
History of Mass Tourism
India, Raj and Empire
Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954
Literary Manuscripts (Berg)
Literary Manuscripts (Leeds)
London Low Life
Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963
Mass Observation Online
- Mass Observation I
- Mass Observation II
- Mass Observation III
- Mass Observation IV (this section completes Mass Observation Online)
Medieval Family Life
Medieval Travel Writing
Meiji Japan
Migration to New Worlds
The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700
Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape
Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975
Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900
Shakespeare in Performance
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice
Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History
Victorian Popular Culture
- Section I: Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic
- Section II: Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks
- Section III: Music Hall, Theatre and Entertainment
- Section IV: Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments and the Advent of Cinema
Virginia Company Archives
Women in The National Archives
World’s Fairs

CLOTEL By William Wells Brown: An Electronic Scholarly Edition

(Added 15/11/04, No Longer sold by Adam Matthew - contact the University of Virginia, 19/6/06)


Please contact us for a copy of our standard online licence agreement and refer any questions regarding this licence to the technical contact below. (26/6/13)

The licence (14/12/05) for Empire Online and Defining Gender is no longer required - both are covered under the standard licence. (updated 22/7/09)

We are currently exploring third party perpetual access arrangements with LOCKSS and the British Library. We are also happy to supply customers on request with an archival back up on DVDs with all the PDF images and XML code.

We are happy for our material to be used in course packs (many of our customers work within the Blackboard environment) provided that these are created by the customer for their own use and not sold on to third parties. (14/7/08)

IP blocking: As noted above, we have no cost-per-user charges and downloading is permitted within the terms of fair and scholarly usage. We would only block an account after consulting the customer concerned – and only if this was causing a problem to other customers. (14/7/08)

Technical/Sales Support

For all general and technical enquiries, including trial requests and licence agreements, please contact: Keri O’Donoghue, Sales/Customer Support Administrator, Telephone: +44 1672 518303

For all sales enquiries, please contact: Mark Lewis, Asia Pacific Sales Manager, telephone: +61 (0) 423 382422


Free four-week trials (IP-authenticated or username and password) are available on request. Alternatively, complete the trials request form at  (26/6/13)

If you enable access to your collections via an EZ Proxy server, you will need to add the following address to the server database:

All of our digital projects will be provided with MARC records, which are supplied free of charge. (14/7/08)


Adam Matthew Digital is a COUNTER-compliant vendor. Compliant usage statistics are available via a secure login. Please contact us to request login information. (26/7/12)

CAUL Pricing / Offers to CAUL/CEIRC

Adam Matthew works on a one time purchase price model with no annual maintenance or cost-per-user fees.
The licence is for a five year period with an option for further five year renewal periods at 5% of the original purchase price paid by the customer. (14/7/08)

Members-only documents may be viewed from the display at the end of this page.

Adam Matthew Digital 2016 Special Collection Pricing for CAUL (3/5/16) [Members only]

Adam Matthew Digital 2015 Special Collection Pricing for CAUL (26/8/15) [Members only]

Adam Matthew Digital 2014 Special Collection Pricing for CAUL (10/1/14) [Members only]

Adam Matthew Digital 2013 Special Collection Pricing for CAUL (8/7/13) [Members only]

Adam Matthew Digital 2012 Special Collection Pricing for CAUL (26/7/12) [Members only]

Adam Matthew Digital 2011 Special Collection Pricing for CAUL (10/3/11) [Members only]

Adam Matthew 2010 Collections pricing for CAUL (updated 1/9/10) [Members only]

Adam Matthew 2009 Collections pricing for CAUL (updated 1/9/10) [Members only]

Adam Matthew Digital pricing policy for CAUL (26/9/08) [Members only]