How the IHR is supporting historians during lockdown

In this period of uncertainty and closures, the IHR looks to support historians, and their research, with a range of digital initiatives.


August 2020: Teaching British histories of race, migration and empire

With The Runnymede Trust, the IHR Library launches a new crowdsourced guide for teachers and learners on British histories of race, migration and empire.

August 2020: classic essays now available free online

To support research, we're reissuing selected IHR print volumes as Open Access. Classic essays from, among others, R.H. Tawney, Keith Thomas & Eric Hobsbawm.

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Our monthly news update covers what's going on and what's coming up at the #VirtualIHR. It's delivered at the end of each month by email.

July 2020: IHR Wohl Library, update on services

From Monday 20 July, we are pleased to reopen a scanning and enquiry service for historical researchers at the IHR Library, subject to staff availability.

June 2020: IHR Partnership Seminars. A New Programme

IHR Partnership Seminars connect historians nationally and internationally. We now invite applications for 3 new seminar series, to start in January 2021.

April 2020: New guide to Open and Free Access Research Materials

The IHR has created an extensive guide to Open and Free Access Materials for online historical research, in response to the closure of libraries & archives.

March 2020: Free access to all British History Online content

To 30 September 2020 we're making all transcribed BHO content freely available for individual users. This adds 200 volumes of primary materials for research.

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