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2. Resources in the UK

2.1 Archives

The UK Data Archive (UKDA) is a centre of expertise in data acquisition, preservation, dissemination and promotion and is curator of the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the UK.

UCL SSEES Library is one of the largest teaching and research collections for the study of Central and Eastern Europe, it contains collections of almost 400,000 printed volumes and extensive archive and audio-visual holdings.

Arts and Humanities Data Service
As a postgraduate student in humanities you will find this service useful and relevant. It includes 5 different domains:

  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Literature, Languages & Linguistics
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts

Archives Hub is a portal bringing together descriptions of thousands of the UK's archive collections and representing nearly 300 institutions across the country.

AIM25 is a database of archives and manuscript collections from many of London's higher education institutions, learned societies, cultural organisations and City livery companies.