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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.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

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!

New History Research

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


Currently on Trial (until 27/03/2015)

The Economist: Historical Archive 1843-2011 (Gale Cengage) - The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of the Economist from 1843 to 2011. 

Subject Librarian

Charlotte Brown

Featured Database: Historical Abstracts

Historical Abstracts