The IHR is an established publisher of high-quality historical research. Its journal Historical Research is a leading scholarly title, first published in 1923. Print publications include the IHR’s conference series and research guides.
The IHR is also a leading contributor to Open Access publishing. The Humanities Digital Library, an OA platform for scholarly books, was launched in January 2017. The Institute also runs New Historical Perspectives, an OA monographs series with the Royal Historical Society.
Humanities Digital Library
The Humanities Digital Library is a new Open Access resource for scholarly books. Launched in January 2017, the Library combines new publications with access to works previously available only in print—including titles from the IHR’s conference series.
Partners include the Royal Historical Society whose New Historical Perspectives series will appear on the platform from late 2017.
Past and Future magazine
The IHR’s Layers of London project is profiled in detail by Matthew Davies, former Director of the Centre for Metropolitan History and Seif El Rashidi, Project Development Officer for Layers of London.past-and-future-autumn-2016-web_002.pdf
IHR conference series
‘Nobler imaginings and mightier struggles’:
Octavia Hill, social activism, and the remaking of British society (eds.)
This volume reassesses the life and work of Octavia Hill, housing reformer, open space campaigner, co-founder of the National Trust, founder of the Army Cadet Force, and the first woman to be invited to sit on a royal commission