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History and Archaeology

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As a library member you can access a range of e-resources by logging in with your library card number and PIN.

  • A piece of ancient ruinSearch and browse many historical dictionaries, encyclopaedias and an atlas of world history at Credo Reference
  • SearchBritannica Library Online for specific facts and for long articles on historical topics
  • The PressReader service provides access to searchable articles from current international, national and regional newspapers. Whilst the Times Digital Archive first published in 1785 gives a fascinating picture of over two hundred years of news. Search and view the complete Times newspaper, including articles, illustrations, photographs and advertisements
  • Find useful history and archaeology web sites at History and archaeology on WebLinks
  • For Bedfordshire's history and archaeology, see the separate Local and family history section

In the Library

  • You can browse academic articles on History and Archaeology for free using the Access to Research service
  • You can also find an amazing range of books on all aspects of history and archaeology. Search the online Library Catalogue to discover what is at your local library


Page last updated: 7th August 2020