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British History: Selected Electronic Resources: History-Specific Databases

This guide is intended to pinpoint a number of electronic databases and websites useful for research in British history.


BC Libraries have many online databases useful for locating material pertaining to aspects of British history. The following pages mention just some of the more prominent ones, as well a small number of selected websites.

It is always advisable to consult Holmes, the BC Libraries online discovery tool, to locate books and other materials at BC. For example, search Holmes by Keyword(s) in Subject

Go to Holmes Advanced Search for more search options.

Major History Databases

The following are some major history-specific databases useful for conducting research in various aspects of British history.

Subject Guide

Brendan Rapple
Room 414
O'Neill Library
Boston College

Ph: 617 5524482