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About this Guide

This guide brings together useful research resources for History.

These include article databases, newspaper databases, recommended books, primary sources, videos, and other key information sources.  

Use the tabs, above, to navigate through the guide.

If you need any assistance, you can make an appointment to see the History Subject Librarian.

Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

  • Ancestry Library Edition (via ProQuest)
    Provides access to family history via documents from North America. Contains census information, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, and maps.

Highly Recommended Databases for History

Find articles for your History research topic with these highly recommended databases (brief descriptions are provided in pop-ups).  

More databases are listed on the Journals & Databases section of this guide. 

Marsden Online Archive now Available!

  • Marsden Online Archive
    The Marsden Online Archive brings together the outstanding archival materials of Hocken Collections, excellent transcriptions by Gordon Parsonson, powerful search tools, and a range of contextualising information within a user-friendly interface. It will not only transform how researchers approach the history of cross-cultural contact in New Zealand, but will also allow teachers to immerse their students in a truly compelling and drama-filled set of sources that capture the richness and complexity of the past.

New History Research

Otago History & Art History research that has recently been deposited in OUR Archive.

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Featured Database: Historical Abstracts

Historical Abstracts

  • Historical Abstracts  
    Historical coverage of the world from 1450+ (excluding US & Canada). Leading bibliography for historical study in the world with 2,000+ international journals.

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