Research Links

Digital Tools for Research on the First World War

IHR Library Catalogue

IHR Library Catalogue

Starting Off

BBC History Page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/0/ww1/

Consolidated Library Catalogues: www.copac.ac.uk

National Archives First World War Database: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

British Library First World War Collection: http://www.bl.uk/world-war-one

 

Narrowing Down

Europeana, 1914-18: http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en

The Long, Long Trail: http://www.1914-1918.net/

Welsh Historic Newspapers: http://newspapers.library.wales/

Forces War Records [subscription, but available at libraries]: https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/

British Library Digital Collections: http://access.bl.uk/item/viewer/ark:/81055/vdc_100022556148.0x000002#?si=0&ci=0&z=-0.4841%2C0%2C1.9682%2C1.2503

IWM Digital Collections: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/search

National Archives WWI Digital Collections: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/first-world-war/

National Army Museum Picture Library: http://www.nam.ac.uk/online-collection/

Ancestry [subscription, but widely available in libraries]: www.ancestry.co.uk

Times Digital Archive [subscription but widely available in libraries]: http://gale.cengage.co.uk/times.aspx/

Jewish Military Museum: http://www.thejmm.org.uk/home

Stockport Archives: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/services/leisureculture/libraries/morelibraryservices/localheritagelibrary/archives/

Stockport Image Archive: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/services/leisureculture/libraries/libraryonline/stockportimagearchive/sia/

Cheshire Image Bank: http://cheshireimagebank.org.uk/

Cheshire Archives: http://archives.cheshire.gov.uk/

Commonwealth War Graves Commission: http://www.cwgc.org/

Royal College of Nursing: http://rcnarchive.rcn.org.uk/

Library of the Religious Society of Friends : http://fau.quaker.org.uk/

Internet Archive: https://archive.org/

Hathi Trust: http://www.hathitrust.org/

Hansard Parliamentary Debates: http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/

Jewish War Graves: http://www.jewishwargraves.org/

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

British Pathé News: http://www.britishpathe.com/

The People’s Collection of Wales: http://www.peoplescollection.wales/items/26430

International Committee of the Red Cross archives: http://grandeguerre.icrc.org/

Wikimedia Commons [many copyright-free images]: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page 

 

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