The IHR Strategy, 2020-25: 1. Digital History

The IHR Strategy, 2020-25: 1. Digital History

By Philip Carter Last week the IHR launched its Mission and Strategy, 2020-25 which was introduced in a blog post by the Institute’s director, Professor Jo Fox. Over the next four weeks we look in more detail at key elements of the Institute’s work for the...
A new look for the Bibliography of British and Irish History

A new look for the Bibliography of British and Irish History

By Sara Charles The latest update of the Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) was published on 3 February 2020. The new update includes two important additions: first, records of more than 4500 new publications, and – second – a new results...
Institute of Historical Research Mission and Strategy, 2020-2025

Institute of Historical Research Mission and Strategy, 2020-2025

By Jo Fox Wednesday 5 February 2020 sees the launch of the IHR’s Mission and Strategy, 2020-25. This is an important moment for the Institute as it sets out its values, aims and goals for the coming decade. Here Professor Jo Fox, Director of the IHR, introduces the...
Diversity and Inequality in the Library

Diversity and Inequality in the Library

By Matt Shaw and Michael Townsend There aren’t many awards for libraries, but if there were, a case for a speech similar to that made by Joachim Phoenix at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards could be made. For his best actor speech,...
Advise the Wohl Library and Archive

Advise the Wohl Library and Archive

Are you an early-career researcher? Would you like to help shape the development of the Wohl Library of the Institute of Historical Research? We’re looking for an ECR to join the library and archive’s Advisory Committee. Since 1921, the IHR library and archives...