About the IHR library
The IHR library is a reference collection of published primary sources covering the history of Western Europe and its colonial history from the fifth century to the present.
Open to all history researchers, it is free to use for university staff and postgraduate students, with low cost membership available for other researchers.
Take a virtual tour of the library
Recent collection guides
History libraries and research open day
Learn more about history collections and resources across London and beyond, including information relating to the annual History Day, which promotes history libraries and collections.