This is UCLan's History library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Subject Librarian: Francesca Robinson


Use Library Search to find books and eBooks

For module specific reading please refer to UCLan Reading lists.

Journals and Articles

Subject-Specific Databases:

Multi Subject databases:

Journal Archives

If you want to find out if we subscribe to a particular journal or magazine title, use the Journal Finder.  If the library does not have access you may be able to request a copy from the Inter-library loan service.

  • Diffusion Journal - this is an Undergraduate Research Journal for humanities and social science students.

Additional Resources


Maps, Census and Population Information

  • Digimap - an online maps service which includes ordinance survey maps, historic maps and census data in the society section which you are able to view and manipulate.
  • The National Archives - provides a searchable index of census reports from 1841-1911. However there is a charge to download and view full transcriptions.
  • The Lancashire Library Service has a subscription to Ancestry.co.uk, which you can access if you join the Lancashire Library Service. You can use this within any Lancashire Library - but you will need to book a computer at the library. This service provides access to all the Census records.


Government and Legal Information

Web Pages


Francesca Robinson - Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

Francesca Robinson

Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

01772 895132