Finding Web Resources: History

There are many Web resources relating to History, but as with all information found on the Internet, the quality varies widely. For help in evaluating Web information and using search tools, see Finding Quality Web Information.

Sites created by research agencies, government departments, and professional organizations, such as the American Historical Association and the Canadian Historical Association can be regarded as authoritative.

The following guides (or metapages) serve as starting points for locating History information on the Web. For a selection of more specialized websites, see other sections of this History Research Guide, organized under the categories of Background Information, People, and Organizations.

Best of History Web Sites (T. Daccord)
Although “created for history teachers, students, and general history enthusiasts”, University students will also find this guide useful for locating History information on the Web. Available as a book at D16.255.C65D3 2007.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project   (Fordham University)
"A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts."

Voice of the Shuttle: History

WWW-VL History Central

Created by: Betty Jeffery, B.A., M.L.S.
Former Instruction & Education Services Librarian
Date Created: 05-June-2003
Date Revised: 11-April-2015