A comprehensive listing of History resource shelf numbers can be found in the Library booklet. The majority of the History collection can be found upstairs in the Study Room, shelved at 940-999.
Access to journal databases and e-resources is provided within Harlaxton College via University of Evansville Libraries http://libraries.evansville.edu/onlinedbs/bydis.html#h
History subject guide produced by University of Evansville Libraries Http://libraries.evansville.edu/iresearch/guides/history.h
Selected History websites
- Timelines: Sources from History
- History: a guide to resources British Library
- Historypin |Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together, from across different generations, cultures and places, to share small glimpses of the past and to build up the huge story of human history.
- History of Britain – timeline and facts
- This Month’s Magazine | History TodayHistoryToday contents of latest issue.
- Information Competence for History MajorsA six-unit online tutorial to start a beginning history student in topic selection, topic survey, and basic research strategies. Information literacy standards are used in the teaching of selection, use, and evaluation of resources. Each unit is accompanied by a quiz to reinforce learning.
- BBC – History – British History in depth: British History Timeline“Explore the British History Timeline from the Neolithic to the present day”
- Old Bailey Online – The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913 – Central Criminal CourtThe Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913. A searchable edition of the largest texts detailing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court.
- Hampton Court Palace | Official SiteThis is the story of two palaces: a Tudor palace, magnificently developed by Cardinal Wolsey and later Henry VIII, alongside a baroque palace built by William III and Mary II. British Studies Lecture 6, 7
- Lincs to the Past“Lincs to the Past is a site that contains hundreds of thousands of records covering items held in Lincolnshire’s Historic Environment Record, Archives, Libraries, Museums and Tennyson Research Centre. Its search engine provides a single place from which to search through the catalogues of the cultural heritage collections held across Lincolnshire.”
- The Yale Center for British Art http://britishart.yale.edu/collectionsThe Yale Center for British Art is a public art museum and research institute for the study of British art and culture. Presented to Yale University by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the Center houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom.
- History of Parliament“The History of Parliament is a major academic project to create a scholarly reference work describing the members, constituencies and activities of the Parliament of England and the United Kingdom.”
- Imperial War Museum http://www.iwm.org.uk/The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day. It seeks to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and ‘war-time experience’.
- UK National Commission for UNESCO :: 2011 UK Memory of the World RegisterThe UK Memory of the World Register is a list of documentary heritage which holds cultural significance specific to the UK.
- Heritage IrelandHeritage Ireland is run by The Office of Public Works (OPW) who has the responsibility for the protection and conservation of Ireland’s built heritage.
- Warwick Eighteenth Century Centre“The Warwick Eighteenth Century Centre is an interdisciplinary research centre based in the Department of History of the University of Warwick, UK.” This URL may go directly to the Department home page – enter /ecc after history to get to the 18th Century Centre.
- History On-line | Data and resources for historians – Institute of Historical Research“History Online provides information about and for historians. It publishes details of university lecturers in the UK and the Republic of Ireland (Teachers), current and past historical research (Theses), digital history projects (Projects), new books and journals from a range of leading publishers (Books, Journals) and sources of funding available for researchers (Grants). The database currently holds more than 43000 records, and new material is added regularly.”
- Royal Historical Society (RHS)“The Royal Historical Society was founded in 1868 and remains the foremost society in Great Britain promoting and defending the scholarly study of the past.”
- Connected HistoriesBritish History Sources, 1500-1900 Connected Histories brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain with a single federated search that allows sophisticated searching of names, places and dates, as well as the ability to save, connect and share resources within a personal workspace.
http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/category.aspx?cat=141 – Court, Government & Criminal Records http://www.ancestry.co.uk/cs/uk/bmd – Birth, Marriage & Death Records http://www.ancestry.co.uk/cs/uk/military – Military Records