This is UCLan's History library page.
For more help and guidance please contact your Faculty Librarian: Francesca Robinson
Search for books and ebooks on the Library Search. It will tell you what we have in stock and where to find it.
Sometimes there may only be a chapter on a specific topic rather than a whole book. To find those, you will need to use one of our ebook databases which allow you to search through the whole text of a book. We have several ebook collections but a good place to start would be Ebook Central.
Other collections relevant to history include:
The library holds several unique collections of material which could also be of use to History Students. These Special Collections include:
For access to the Special Collections you will need to make an appointment.
If you have a reference for a particular journal article, or if you want to find out if we take a particular journal title, use the Journal Finder.
If the Library does not have the journal article you want, you can request a copy using the Inter-library loan Service.
Other smaller collections, that are either subject specific, or based on a single publishers output, are also worth searching. These include
Should you want to undertake a more thorough search for research materials/literature try searching the following abstract and indexing databases.