Researching British History online

Four specialist editors and history librarians introduce key resources for researching British and Irish History, from an event held on 29 October 2020 - organised by the IHR and Senate House Library.

Researching British History online, from the IHR and Senate House Library

This training session provides an overview of two key digital resources and two libraries digital collections that will support your research into British History. The session introduces the four resources and offers case studies and ideas on how to conduct research in an online environment; from creating and managing your reading lists to discovering free online primary and secondary sources. The resources cover the medieval, early modern and modern periods, as well as new areas of research including histories of race, migration and empire.

The speakers introduce the following resources:

The session also includes a list (below) of further resources to help with your research.

This session was organised collaboratively between the Institute of Historical Research and Senate House Library.

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