Collection History

The History collection contains literature about the world history, and especially American, European and Dutch History from Antiquity until now.

How to search the collection?

  • See for an overview the by subject  by geographical area first, then ordered on aspect and period.
  • Search for books and journals in WorldCat, look for e-journals in the list of electronic journals.
  • For tips, theory and training regarding searching and using scholarly information, please check our LibGuides.

Besides the History collection, a few small collections deal with specific historical topics:

Besides the selection for History, the following selections could be of relevance too: Antiquity, Medieval Studies, Renaissance.

Where to find the collection?

The collection is situated at the University Library City Centre (first and second floor). Many more books are kept in the depositories and can only be requested via WorldCat.

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Who is responsible for this collection?

Subject Librarian Humanities
Subject Librarian Humanities
Information / Collection Specialist

General questions

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