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Irish History Online

Irish History Online (IHO) is an authoritative guide (in progress) to what has been written about Irish history from earliest times to the present.

IHO records bibliographic information on books and pamphlets, articles from journals published in Ireland or internationally, and chapters from books of essays, including Festschriften and conference proceedings. IHO is an essential resource for the study of Irish history at any level, and the database is free of charge to users. To date over 104,000 records have been created.

The proceedings of the fifth international conference on European historical bibliographies was published in 2015. It includes an essay by Bernadette Cunningham on the history of Irish History Online and earlier historical bibliographies in Ireland. http://www.cambridgescholars.com/historical-bibliography-as-an-essential-source-for-historiography

Website: www.irishhistoryonline.ie

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