The Derek Keene Book Donation

The Derek Keene Book Donation

Michael Townsend from the IHR’s Wohl Library highlights some of the titles included in a kind gift from the library of Prof Derek Keene. Earlier in the year both the Institute and the wider academic community were saddened to learn of the passing of Prof Derek...
Environmental History in the IHR Library’s Collections

Environmental History in the IHR Library’s Collections

This post was written by Michael Townsend, Collections and Metadata Librarian at the Institute of Historical Research Library. The library has recently published a new collection guide about environmental history. Here researchers can get an overview of the resources...
Western Diplomatic Sources and the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Western Diplomatic Sources and the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

This post was written by Michael Townsend, Collections and Metadata Librarian at the Institute of Historical Research Library. On the lower ground floor of the Institute, readers can find the library’s International Relations collection. While the bulk of the titles...

Libraries Week – Wednesday

Book Stacks, Book Lifts…and Daleks ?!?: the London Libraries Graduate Trainee Programme Tomorrow marks the start of another year of the London Libraries Graduate Trainee Programme. As in previous years the day will be marked by an informal gathering of library...

The History of Witchcraft in the IHR library’s collections

As part of the lead up to History Day 2017 I asked if I could write a blog post for it, and given that there was the general theme of the supernatural I suggested I would highlight some of the resources readers could find in the Institute of Historical Research’s...