World Newspaper Trials in the IHR Library

World Newspaper Trials in the IHR Library

Now trialling: Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971 South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922 Trial ends: 19 November 2021. The trial is available through library PCs or via UoL Libraries Wi-Fi only. We are currently trialling two Readex World...
A Preview of History Day 2021: Environmental History and more

A Preview of History Day 2021: Environmental History and more

This blog post was written by Kate Wilcox (Institute of Historical Research) and Argula Rublack (Senate House Library) co-organisers of History Day. History Day is a free, one-day event which brings people interested in history together with history collections from...
New resources for IHR library members

New resources for IHR library members

This post was written by Barbara Roberts, Marco Spreafico and Kate Wilcox at the IHR Wohl Library Membership of the IHR library is open to all and free of charge. Readers can join and renew online, and membership cards can be collected or posted. Membership gives...
History Day at DCDC

History Day at DCDC

Kate Wilcox from the IHR’s Wohl Library and Argula Rublack from Senate House Library reflect on the recent collaboration with The National Archives, RLUK, and Jisc to bring History Day to the Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference....
Provenance of the Wohl Library Collections

Provenance of the Wohl Library Collections

This post was written by Alex Kither, graduate trainee library assistant at the IHR library from September 2020 to July 2021. On July 8, 2021, we celebrated the centenary of the Institute of Historical Research. The date marked one hundred years of lectures, seminars,...
Approaching a Century of Modern French History at the IHR

Approaching a Century of Modern French History at the IHR

Andrew WM Smith, Charlotte Faucher and Ludivine Broch discuss changing approaches to the Modern French History seminar to adapt to the online format. They also highlight the value of the historic seminar registers in the IHR archive for understanding the study of...