Wohl Library Seminar 2018: Workshop on Digital Archives

Wohl Library Seminar 2018: Workshop on Digital Archives

    On March 21st the IHR Wohl library held a Digital Archives event giving a chance for researchers, archivists, historians and anyone with an interest in history to come and listen to three experts showcase how to use their digital archival tools. Each speaker...
History Day 2018: Call for Papers and Save the Date

History Day 2018: Call for Papers and Save the Date

We are excited to announce that our sixth annual History Day will take place on 27 November 2018. The event is aimed at postgraduate and undergraduate students, academics, early career and private researchers who are looking for advice on how to find and make best use...
Home in the IHR library: inventories in the library collection

Home in the IHR library: inventories in the library collection

For the IHR Winter Conference on Home: New Histories of Living we are highlighting some relevant sources in the IHR library. Inventories of furniture and possessions are especially well represented in our large collection of primary printed material, a fascinating way...
Home in the IHR library: a new architecture guide

Home in the IHR library: a new architecture guide

The forthcoming IHR Winter Conference on Home: New Histories of Living has us thinking about the insides and outsides of buildings. The IHR library collections support a range of study on the subject of architecture, and the new collection guide highlights some of the...
Pollard the 3D Penguin in the IHR Library

Pollard the 3D Penguin in the IHR Library

To tie in with this year’s Being Human Festival theme of ‘Lost and Found’, the IHR Library recently installed a new exhibition focused on the four points of the compass and the library’s resources for each geographical area. I was tasked with...
Library Closure for Foundation Day 21st November 2017

Library Closure for Foundation Day 21st November 2017

The Institute of Historical Research Library will be closed on 21st November 2017.  The University of London is having its Foundation Day which is the annual celebration of the grant by William IV of the University’s first charter in 1836. The University...