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History: Databases

A guide to library resources for History, including an overview of databases, advice on referencing, a support page for researchers and contact details for your department's Subject Librarian.

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Please view this video to get a general introduction to researching History materials

History databases

Below are a selection of databases that can be used to search for subject-specific journal articles, book chapters, and archive materials.  For a list of more general electronic resources that can be used to find links to full-text e-journal databases, on-line indexes and bibliographic databases, please see the E-resources A-Z list.

Below are a selection of databases that can be used to search for subject-specific newspaper, pamphlet and magazine articles, as well as parliamentary papers.  For a more comprehensive list of newspaper databases please see the Newspapers section of the e-resources A-Z list.

Below are a selection of databases that can be used to search for subject-specific video content. For a more comprehensive list of video databases please see the Video section of the e-resources A-Z list.

Below are a selection of databases that can be used to search for biographical information on individual people.  

Senate House Library electronic resources

A range of additional electronic resources are available via Senate House Library. Once you have self-registered you can access all electronic resources remotely. 

For details on how to self-register for access to Senate House Library, and for more information on electronic resources specific to History, please explore the links below.

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During Covid-19 closure I am fully available for online, phone and other remote support, so do please email me to organise it.

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