Digital resources

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Making History

Making History, developed by the Institute of Historical Research, is a website dedicated to the history of the study and practice of history in Britain over the last hundred years and more, following the emergence of the professional discipline in the late 19th century.

Tobias and Sarah on their wedding night, stained glass, image copyright Victoria and Albert Museum


TOBIAS (the Thesaurus of British and Irish History as SKOS) is an AHRC-funded project.

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VCH Explore

VCH Explore provides free access to reliable local history materials, produced by academics and volunteers. Photographs, paintings, drawings, maps, text, transcribed documents and audio files are organised thematically.