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Early Modern History 1500-1800 AD: Home

LibGuide for literature search on the subject of Early Modern History


This guide covers a set of high-quality sources of information for early modern history that can be a good starting point for your research.

Encyclopedic Reference

Online resources & books

Oxford English Dictionary

Databases of the Royal Library / Koninklijke bibliotheek

Koninklijke Bibliotheek / Royal Library membership allows online access to all their digital collections and services. 

For €7,50 a year for students (more information).

Historical Abstracts

Bibliographic Reference

Other bibliographic and electronic journals databases

Other Catalogue

Google Scholar

Google's search engine for scholarly and scientific literature.

For direct access to full text documents: 
Click on Settings - Library links : choose University of Groningen options + Open Worldcat (if not shown, type 'Groningen'). Links to full text (if available) will be shown in your search results.
Citing a publication found in Google Scholar?
Click on Settings - Search result - Bibliography manager, choose e.g. RefWorks





Which eBooks are available for the subject of History? Restrict this set with title or keywords "Early Modern", or "Renaissance", "17th and / or 18th century".