Using electronic resources at the IHR library

General guidance

Online resources can be accessed via the electronic resources collections page and from the catalogue. They are available onsite from IHR library PCs. Offsite access is mostly limited to staff and students of the IHR due to licence restrictions, except where indicated otherwise. At the moment Wifi-access in the building is treated as offsite, although we are hoping to get this changed. See also Senate House Library Databases and eResources. See further guidance on individual resources below.

Churchill Archive

IHR members can access this resource onsite or offsite using the link from the catalogue record or the e-resources webpage. Full access to the resource is only available directly through the Churchill Archive website if you are using one of the IHR PCs. When offsite it will prompt you for your name and the barcode number from your IHR membership card. Once you have access to the site, it will say ‘Subscriber Access’ at the top right of the screen.

The optional MyArchive feature allows you to save your searches and favourite documents. To set this up, you can 1) click 'Sign in' and 2) click the ‘register here’ link.




There is further information and a useful Take a Tour feature on the website.