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Welcome to the History subject guide. This guide is designed for QMUL History students and researchers to find, and access through the Library, the best resources available that support study and research. Click on the links below to find out more.

LibKey Nomad

Queen Mary Library Services provides access to a browser extension called LibKey Nomad that can help to streamline your access to online material, including when using resources listed in this guide.  You can find more information via our handy FAQs.

Books, e-books and DVDs


Queen Mary Library Services provides a range of tools that help you interact with our collections.  BrowZine is a specialist tool that can help you to search, browse and keep track of the scholarly journals in our online journal collection.  For more information, check the Library FAQs:

What is BrowZine and how do I use it?


Access and search databases of high-quality content that the Library subscribes to. Databases contain secondary sources (i.e. works written by historians subsequent to the events they describe), and digitised primary sources (i.e. the text of original documents that are contemporary with the events they record).


There is a great deal of information on the web which will be generally helpful for your study of History. Check out the websites.

Other Libraries

Find other libraries in London that have rich collections related to the study of History.

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