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History Subject Guide

Learn about key library resources for studying history

Resources to support History

This guide will help you find a range of useful and interesting services to help support your studies in History. The Home tab contains some key information, and the other tabs will guide you to specialised resources such as indexes, primary source materials, and websites

LLC Search service

  • Library Search is a good starting point to help you find books, journal articles and other useful resources held at the University of Dundee
  • If you are looking for a particular title, put it in inverted commas, eg  "Jute no more : transforming Dundee"
  • for general searches to find a range of materials about your topic, put a few keywords into the search box, and take a look at the results
  • Results can be narrowed down by adding further keywords
  • Results can also be focused by selecting particular resources or time periods from the left hand menu

Key resources for History

Further collections are listed in the A-Z full list of resources.  Find our 'Best Bets' for History by filtering the list by subject.

Inter-library loans

You can apply for a free inter-library loan (ILL) when you need a book, journal or journal article not held in our collection. We will do our best to source it from another library on your behalf. 

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Find Key Online Journals in History - use BrowZine software

E-books added Sept 2020 to March 2021

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