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History search engines, portals, and directories.


Archivenet - [New Window] - Archivenet is a search device for websites by archival services at home and abroad. Archivenet is being updated on a daily basis since 1995. You can make a choice between the main categories The Netherlands, Flanders, world and others. Within the categories The Netherlands and Flanders you can search for place as well as province. The category world is subdivided according to continents. In the category others you can find references to portalsites and websites by other institutions.

Archives and Manuscript Collections - [New Window] - This is a selective guide to finding archives and manuscript collections. It includes catalogs and finding aids at Columbia, as well as national catalogs and databases. It also includes a list of national archives and libraries, college and university collections, and historical society archives.

Footnote - [New Window] - Search for original historical documents online.

Gateway to Resources and Information on Preservation - GRIP - [New Window] - GRIP is a a fully searchable database of information on preservation of the documentary heritage. It contains selected and annotated references to literature on preservation-related topics, links to websites, projects, organizations and discussion groups. GRIP presents a core of accessible and recent materials selected by experts and provides an introduction to a great many aspects of preservation. The database can be searched by category, keywords (descriptors) and free search.

Histor eSearch.com - [New Window] - History research resource links for high school and college students.

History Buff - [New Window] - Provides a searchable library of historical information.

History Guide - [New Window] - An Internet-based subject gateway to scholarly relevant information in history with a focus on Anglo-American history and the history of Central and Western Europe.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook - [New Window] - Directory of modern history resources.

Repositories of Primary Sources - [New Window] - A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar. All links have been tested for correctness and appropriateness.

WTJ Portal - [New Window] - Directory of online military resources for researchers, hobbyists, military professionals and all others with an interest in military history, science and defense. The directory is composed entirely of sites relating to the active prosecution of warfare and military issues.

WWW Virtual Library: Labour and Business History - [New Window] - Links to organizations, archives, libraries, museums, research institutions and resources around the world in the field of labour and business history.