Welcome to the History Subject Research Guide
Your subject librarians have designed this guide to highlight online resources at the University of Melbourne Library that are relevant to History.
This guide is intended to be a starting point for your research. For a more comprehensive list of Library resources for this subject please visit the A-Z eJournals and Databases website.
Note: The buttons below will open resources in new windows.
Click on the button below to browse all online primary source databases the Library subscribes to (it will open in a new tab).
You can sort the list by era by choosing a specific time period from the drop down menu labeled 'All Database Types'.
Request books from other universities through the BONUS+ catalogue and collect them from any Unimelb branch library.
Visit the BONUS+ webpage for more info.
To find books on a particular subject, use a keyword search on the Library Catalogue. For example:
Keyword searching often retrieves a large number of results. These four techniques can help you focus your search:
The video below (3:47 mins) explains how you can use these advanced search techniques to quickly find relevant books and ebooks in the catalogue:
The databases below are multidisciplinary so you can expect lots of results from different subject areas.