Ringing periodicals provide most of the research content regarding ringers and ringing. The search facility here will open a pdf copy of an individual issue.
Local newspapers, annual reports and newsletters of societies are also becoming available in digital form and links to them will be set up as that process proceeds.
The Ringing World offers a USB drive Containing digital (PDF) issues of The Ringing World 1911–2011, presented as combined annual files. This comes in a special wooden case.
Available via BellBoard for £25
BellBoard also has the full set of individual issues for download in the Issues page. If you are a subscriber to The Ringing World you should be able to download these free of charge. Otherwise there is a small charge. It is possible that The old records of who was a subscriber in the past are not entirely complete. If you think you shouldn't need to pay then get in touch with The Ringing world office.