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History Resources on the World Wide Web

Statement of Purpose:  This page is intended to help Loyola students and faculty pursue historical research and study by providing a list, arranged by general topics, of resources available on the Internet and World Wide Web.  It is not intended to be comprehensive, but rather suggestive.

Citing Internet and www resources in research papers:  see the Brief Citation Guide for Internet Sources in History and the Humanities, by Melvin Page.

Primary Sources & Text Collections


Reference & Research Tools


Theory and Practice in Historical Study


World History

 Science, Technology, & Medicine

Ancient Near East

Ancient Greece (through the Hellenistic Period)

Early Western Europe, Pre-Roman North Africa, & Rome

China: to 1644, since 1644


South Asia

Middle East and North Africa since 1500

Sub-Saharan Africa

Medieval Europe

Medieval and Modern Jewish History

The Holocaust

 Renaissance Europe

(for Renaissance Art, see the heading Art History & Architecture below)

Modern Europe, General

British Isles: 1450-present


Italy since 1350

Spain and Portugal

German Studies and the Habsburg Empire: 1493-1800, since 1789

Scandinavia and the Baltic States

Eastern Europe

Rus', Russia, and the Russian Empire

Soviet Union and After

Americas: Native Peoples

Latin America: to 1800, since 1800

United States

American Revolution and Early Republic, 1754-1815
Since 1920


Australasia and Oceania

International Relations

Congress of Vienna to World War I
World War I
World War II
Since World War II


Gender Studies

African-American Studies

Art History and Architecture

Maps, Cartography and Geography

Calendars, Dates & the Reckoning of Time