The University Library networks thousands of databases and electronic journals from its eresources@cambridge page, some of which can only be accessed using the ‘Raven’ password which you will have received from the Computing Service (it also gives off-campus access to some titles). In addition, the University has an ebook scheme which provides online access to the full text of an increasing number of key titles.
Some of the most useful electronic resources for history are:
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index (within Web of Science): index of over 10,000 journals and around 120,000 conference proceedings
- Bibliography of British and Irish history: bibliographical database of historical writing dealing with the British Isles, the British Empire and the Commonwealth, from 55 B.C. to the present
- British History Online: digital library of primary and secondary sources for medieval and modern history of the British Isles
- Cambridge Companions Online: e-book versions of the Cambridge Companion series (these can also be accessed directly through Newton)
- Cambridge Histories Online: e-book versions of the Cambridge History series
- H-Albion: discussion network for British and Irish history; includes online book reviews
- Historical Abstracts: bibliographical database of world history, indexing over 2,300 journals
- JSTOR: digital archive of over 1,000 academic journals
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: biographies of over 57,000 individuals
- Oxford Reference Online: language and subject reference works; includes a number of subject-specific titles for history
- Reviews in History: free e-journal publishing weekly reviews and reappraisals of significant work in all fields of historical interest
In this section, you can find lists of useful electronic resources arranged by Part I paper.