Connected Histories is a brand new resource which searches a range of digital resources relating to British history in the period 1500 – 1900. It cross-searches several key sources for historians including the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, British Newspapers (1600-1900), the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera and the Proceedings of the Old Bailey Online (1674-1913).Â It is available from the A-Z list of Online Resources. A full list of all the sources included in Connected Histories is available here: http://www.connectedhistories.org/resource.aspxÂ
A lot of the content of Connected Histories is freely available online, but some of the sources require a subscription. The University LibraryÂ provides accessÂ to the John Johnson Collection, the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers and British Newspapers and if you are unable to access the full text from Connected Histories please access these resources via the A-Z list of Online Resources.
A video about using Connected Histories is available here: http://vimeo.com/21610170