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Collections Search, Imperial War Museums, London

A catalogue of more than 600,000 items, including aircraft, weapons, interviews, music, posters, letters and more from the Imperial War Museums' collections. 90,000 objects also have digitized images, sound or video.



Blog about Digital Projects on the First World War, Otto Vervaart

Historian Otto Vervaart’s blog presents various digital projects and resources concerning the First World War.



History Guide

A subject catalogue of recommended websites for historians. The catalogue includes metadata from approximately 11,000 websites, including the Clio-Online web directory.



BBC History: World War One, British Broadcasting Corporation

An interactive overview of the people, places, and events of WWI.



World War I Centenary, University of Oxford JISC

This website has a collection of educational materials (articles, images, interactive maps, audio and video lectures, and e-books) on World War I. It uses cross-disciplinary themes to examine the cultural, social, geographical and historical context of the war.



La Grande Guerre

Blog about World War I-related research and events at the German Historical Institute Paris.



International Society for First World War Studies

The website of the International Society for First World War Studies, the largest network of WWI scholars worldwide, provides WWI news, information about upcoming events, job and funding announcements, and a fast-growing collaborative bibliography of First World War Studies.



Carnet du Centre International de Recherche, Histoire(s) de 14-18

This French-language blog details the activities of the International Center of Research on the Great War and offers updates on the latest WWI research.



Historial de La Grande Guerre (Museum of the Great War)

The website of the Museum of the Great War located in Péronne, France.



Europeana 1914-1918 (Erster Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten), European Union

A collection of (photographed) daily objects, as well as digitalized posters, maps, letters, photographs and other items, with accompanying descriptions and background information.



Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence, Sciences Po

The Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence (OEMV) is a regularly updated electronic database focusing on massacres and genocides of the 20th century.



The Great War, Youtube Channel

"The Great War" is a documentary series on YouTube. Each week its host Indy Neidell follows the events of the First World as they happened 100 years ago.



Society for the History of War

The object of the Society is to promote the study and understanding of war in history and to stimulate a broad range of discussions about the place of war in society, its impacts on cultures and individuals and how it has been perceived, experienced and legitimated


Collaborative European Digital Archival Research Infrastructure (CENDARI)

The European Commission-funded project implements a virtual research infrastructure aiming to provide access to historical resources across institutional and national boundaries. Archival resources pertaining to the First World War and the medieval period from more than a thousand institutions across Europe and the world have been combined in CENDARI and made available to scholars across the globe.



First World War Network. A network of early career and postgraduate researchers

The First World War Network actively seeks to connect early career researchers, postgraduates and any others interested in the study of the First World War. Through its free membership, it provides access to a mailing list, training and networking events and opportunities to participate in a range of academic and community partnerships.


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