Secondary Finding books in Cambridge ● Ebooks ● Finding books outside Cambridge ● Finding articles ● Unpublished material Primary Online sources ● Archives ● Subject gateways For further help our Lib Guide has lots of information about how to carry out research in History.
The best place to begin looking for secondary material is a specialist bibliographical database covering your area of interest, eg. Teaching staff will be able to advise on what databases there are in your subject area, or you can look at the Seeley's online resources pages, which break down electronic resources by Part I paper.
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Subject gateways are online portals to subject-specific resources, and can be excellent places to look for more information on your topic.
Founded in 1737, the Royal Medical Society is the oldest student society of its kind in the United Kingdom, whose members were duty-bound to deliver a dissertation for examination by their peers. Scanned from the microfilm of the Royal Medical Society collections in the Edinburgh University Library.
This community contains an online collection of Ph D theses and selected undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations written by QMU students and researchers.
Ph D theses are available to be browsed, searched, read or printed by anyone interested in their content.
You may need to visit archives outside Cambridge as part of your research.
To find out what archival material is held where, there are various union catalogues of archive material: To search the holdings of archives outside the United Kingdom, try Archive Grid, a major catalogue of historical documents, personal papers and family history material held in repositories around the world; you can search for collections by topic.