Exploring collections for History Day

Exploring collections for History Day

This blog post was written by Sophie Swann, history undergraduate student at the University of Leicester. Sophie completed a placement at the IHR in August 2022, working on the Bibliography of British and Irish History and in the IHR library. She explored History of...
Migration Histories in the IHR Library

Migration Histories in the IHR Library

This post was written by Michael Townsend, Collections and Metadata Librarian at the Institute of Historical Research Library. The IHR Library has growing collections on migration history. Recent titles added to the collections include a published edition of...
IHR library survey 2022

IHR library survey 2022

Thanks to those of you who completed the recent IHR library survey. It has been nice to see from the comments how much the library is valued. People indicated high levels of satisfaction for the collections, open-access study space and the helpfulness of library...
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...