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The IISH collections comprises archive, library and audio-visual material with a thematic emphasis on social and emancipatory movements.

The Institute holds over 5,000 archives, more than 1,000,000 printed volumes, and an equivalent number of audio-visual items including posters.

Collection development at the IISH focuses increasingly on digital archives and data. The Institute has become one of the world’s greatest data centres for social-economic history, devising new techniques for enabling methodologically innovative research.

On this website you can search through the collections and various other sources. More information about searching on this website.