New guide to Open and Free Access Research Materials

Following the recent closure of libraries & archives, the IHR has created an extensive guide to Open and Free Access Materials for historical research.

Supporting the historical community from March 2020: the IHR's contribution

Though the IHR building is currently closed, and some activities on hold, IHR staff - and the Institute - remain here for the communities we serve.

Free access to all British History Online content

To 31 July 2020 we're making all transcribed BHO content freely available for individual users. This adds 200 volumes of primary materials for research.

Our Mission and Strategy, 2020-2025

On 5 February 2020, we launched our new mission and strategy. Learn more about our priorities, values and aims as we approach the IHR's second century.

Become a Trustee of the IHR

The IHR is the UK home for history, with ambitious plans for its role in the historical community. We're looking for 3 new Trustees to help shape that future.

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