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Library resources for Western European history at Yale


The goal of this guide is to direct you to the best resources for the study of Western  European history at Yale. The guide includes reference works, monographs, journal articles, databases owned or licensed by the library, and links to external web resources.

Questions? Would you like to discuss your research strategies, or even just bounce around a few ideas for a paper? Please give me a call (203) 436-9215 or email me ( You can also make an appointment by clicking here.

Country-specific European Subject Guides

European History Top Resources

Historical Abstracts. Start with this index to find historical articles covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from more than 2,600 journals in over 40 languages, with coverage extending back to 1955.

Primary Sources at Yale Guide to primary sources that can be found in all of Yale’s twenty-two libraries as well as at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Yale Center for British Art, and the Yale Art Gallery.

Europeana. Search engine for the digitized collections of museums, libraries, archives and galleries across Europe.

European History Databases and Internet Resources at Yale:

Librarian for Western European Humanities

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Michael Printy
Office Location:
SML Room 307A
Sterling Memorial Library
(203) 436-9215