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Key Databases

Listed below are 3 key databases for History journal articles.

For a complete list of relevant databases see Databases for History

For a key collection of online encyclopaedias try
Cambridge histories


New E-resources

Cultural and Social History
The official peer reviewed journal of the Social History Society.

View other trial databases and resources...

Welcome to the History Subject Guide

The library has a huge range of resources and services for History students and staff. Ask your Subject Librarian for help in using any of these.


How do I find?

Books | Journal articles | Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias

Assignment help

Assignment researchCiting/Referencing | Writing Guides

Exam Info

 Previous exams and tests

King James BibleTaj MahalSpanish Civil War poster

Featured Resource

eTV - New Zealand television recordings archive.
Available to UC staff and students eTV contains thousands of recordings from TV broadcasts. Search or browse the On Demand section for fullest results.

New Books at UC Library

Call#   DK 268 .S8 .K65 2014 v. 1
Title   Stalin  
Authors   Kotkin, Stephen  
Publication   New York :Penguin Press, 2014-  
Call#   DK 268.4 .H36 2016
Title   The great fear :Stalin's terror of the 1930s  
Authors   Harris, James R.,1964-  
Edition   First edition.  
Publication   Oxford, United Kingdom :Oxford University Press, 2016.  
Call#   DU 414 .M1613 2016
Title   Great tales from rural New Zealand  
Authors   McLauchlan, Gordon  
Publication   Auckland, New Zealand :Bateman, 2016.  
Call#   DU 440 .S377 2016
Title   The big smoke :New Zealand cities, 1840-1920  
Authors   Schrader, Ben  
Publication   Wellington :Bridget Williams Books, 2016.  

Macmillan Brown Library

Call#   DU 21 .D794 2016
Title   The notorious Captain Hayes :the remarkable true story of William 'Bully' Hayes, pirate of the Pacific  
Authors   Druett, Joan  
Publication   Auckland, New ZealandSydney, N.S.W. :HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.  
Call#   DU 421.2 .O54 2016
Title   The Great War for New Zealand :Waikato 1800-2000  
Authors   O'Malley, Vincent,1967-  
Publication   Wellington :Bridget Williams Books, 2016.  

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