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LRC resources for history

Useful books

The Making Of Modern Britain
Alexander the Second
The Fall of Tsarism
Protest against parlimentary reform
Protest, agitation and parliamentary reform
Henry II and the Angevin Empire: a Study Guide
The British Empire
World War One
World War II
The Third Reich

Print books

Below is a range of subjects, with their class mark. Clicking on the links takes you through to a list of resources at that class mark on the library catalogueMatching the class mark to the number on the shelves will show you where you will find the book.

American history
British history
German history and the Third Reich   943.08
Human rights
Irish history
Research methods
Russian history
Second World War
Study skills
Welfare state
World history



The different e-book collections provide access to a number of useful e-books. You can browse some of the titles in the collections below but there are many more available in each e-book database.

If you are accessing the e-books in college simply click on the book's cover image. If you are accessing the e-books from home follow the access instructions for each database below. 

Credo Reference

How to access Credo Reference from off campus
Encyclopedia of american studies
The companion to British history
Collins dictionary of British history
Readers guide to British history
Global cold war
A dictionary of British history
Culture wars in America
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work
Collins english dictionary
Collins english-polish dictionary
The columbia encyclopedia
The essential job interview handbook
Icons of american popular culture
National geographic video collection
The encyclopedia of world history
World politics since 1945
A brief history of Germany
A brief history of Russia

Ebook Central

How to access Ebook Central from off campus
Access to History: the American Revolution and the Birth of the USA 1740-1801 Second Edition
Access to History: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain 1780-1928 for Edexcel
Access to History: Reaction and Revolution: Russia 1894-1924 Fourth Edition
Access to History: the Witchcraze of the 16th and 17th Centuries
Classical civilisation : a history in ten chapters
The Roman Invasion of Britain
Britannia Romana : Roman Inscriptions and Roman Britain
Studying for Success

Gale eBooks

How to access Gale eBooks from off campus
American Social Reform Movement
Americans at War
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World
Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
Cold War Reference Library
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Elizabethan World Reference Library
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Encyclopedia of Russian History
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: Government and Politics
Encyclopedia of World History Governments
Encyclopedia of World Biography
Encyclopedia of European Social History
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction
Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression
Great Depression and the New Deal
Global Events
Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression
History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide
Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes
History of World Trade Since 1450
Korean War Reference Library
Landmarks of the American Revolution Library of Military History
The Middle Ages: An Encyclopedia for Students
Middle Ages Reference Library
Personal Finance
renaissance and reformation
Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students
Social Skills
Vietnam War Reference Library
War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library
World War I Reference Library
World War I Reference Library
Worldmark Modern Conflict and Diplomacy

English and Maths e-books in Ebook Central

AQA GCSE English Language Grades 1-5 Student Book
AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student Book
Mathematics for Dyslexics : Including Dyscalculia