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History: Subject Resources

Research Resources for Historians

The Library Catalogue has a full list of History-related resources. On this page are a selection that may be particularly useful for your academic studies.

Medieval Studies

Early Modern History

19th Century/Victorian Studies

Slavery and Social Justice

Women's Writing

Past Exam Papers

Past exam papers are accessible through the Hydra digital repository.  To get access you need to log into the repository.  Two options are available:

  • Go to, click on Sign in in the top bar and enter your campus username and login (the same as for eBridge or the portal).  This will then offer you the search box.  A link to Examination papers under Collections will also take you to the log in screen, and then to a full list of exam papers (from where you can browse (see below).


Finding People

Consulting detective with pipe and magnifying glass

Looking for biographical data?  Rather than trusting to Google or Wikipedia, try the resources below for accurate, bias free information.

 Is the person you are looking for alive or dead?   Try Who's Who and Film Index International for current lives. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, American National Biography and Who Was Who for past lives.

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Related LibGuides

Bibliography of British and Irish History

The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.