Thoughts from a Graduate Trainee Library Assistant

Thoughts from a Graduate Trainee Library Assistant

Chloe Forsyth recently joined the IHR library team as a Graduate Trainee and in this, her first blog, she writes about herself and her initial impressions of starting work at the IHR. Ever since I was a child, I have always loved reading, especially fantasy novels. I...
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...
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,...
The Institute of Historical Research in 2020

The Institute of Historical Research in 2020

  In a busy, difficult, challenging and transformatory year for us all, here’s a look back at selected activities during 2020 from the IHR. Throughout the year, and especially since March, we’ve sought to support historians of all kinds as best we can. In...