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British History

This guide covers article databases, encyclopedias, biorgraphical sources, and other resources useful for research in British history.


Find Background Information

Oxford Reference Online
Links to online articles on British history in reference works published by Oxford University Press. Reference titles covered include  A Dictionary of British History, The Oxford Companion to Black British History, and The Oxford Companion to Scottish History.

Biographical Information

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography   
An online, authoritative source containing over 57,000 substantive articles on noteworthy people of the British Isles and their connections overseas.

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