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History

The guides, tutorials and links below will help to develop your information and digital literacy in your subject area.

History Library subject guide

Find your subject librarian, and useful resources for your subject in this Library guide to History.

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MHRA Referencing

History uses the MHRA referencing style. The Style Guide required by the department is available on History Online, which is accessed through MOLE, and is only available to University of Sheffield students.

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Databases

Useful databases for History include Scopus, and Web of Science, two very comprehensive online databases covering all subjects. Use our short guides to learn how to search them effectively.

Using Web of Science: video guide

Learn how to use the Web of Science database with our video guide (sound required). You can watch the embedded video below or go to Kaltura for a larger resolution.

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Using Scopus: video guide

Learn how to use the Scopus database with our video guide (sound required). You can watch the embedded video below or go to Kaltura for a larger resolution.

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