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...
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...
The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History

The IHR’s Reviews in History publishes weekly commentaries on new books. Our reviews are longer than those in many academic journals and focus on titles published in the last year. ‘Reviews’ will be taking a break during July and the first half of August, but look...
Troubling Anniversaries: Online Conference 21-22 October

Troubling Anniversaries: Online Conference 21-22 October

What role do anniversaries play in public history? How do we negotiate the commemoration of complex pasts?   In the IHR’s centenary year, an online international conference hosted in partnership between the Institute of Historical Research and the Centre for...
IHR Research Guide: Doing Digital History

IHR Research Guide: Doing Digital History

Read more about the latest volume in the IHR Research Guide series. Doing Digital History: a beginner’s guide to working with text as data, is written by former IHR staff members, who all played a central role in maintaining the IHR’s digital resources,...