The Library has access to history resources that can help you with a broad range of historical research across all subject areas. Or, if you're a history buff, they're also great for leisure reading and viewing.
Here are some resources you might not know about:
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography – contains over 60,000 biographies of significant, influential, or notorious figures who shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. It includes interactive maps, portrait galleries, biography podcasts and the 'life of the day' email service.
World History in Video – provides access to more than 1,150 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide. A rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall, with a global scope, covering Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.
Historical Abstracts – is an exceptional resource that covers a broad range of world history from 1450 to the present, including military history, women's history, history of education, and more. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.