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HIST 440 Women in the Medieval World -- Professor Yvonne Seale: Finding Articles, Books, and Primary Sources

Finding Articles Written by Historians

Finding Books

You will get limited results if you try to search for "primary sources" in library databases since the Library of Congress does not use that subject heading.  Try searching these subject headings instead:
sources
personal narratives
documents
manuscripts
texts
sermons
memoirs

letters

Online Manuscript Facsimilies

Digital Scriptorium contains a substantial database of digitized manuscripts from a score of American university collections, including Rutgers.

E-codices: Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland -- A growing virtual collection of hundreds of medieval manuscripts housed in Swiss repositories.

The Web site Early Manuscripts at Oxford University provides access to digital images of over 80 medieval manuscripts.

The images produced by the ongoing digitization project of the medieval library of the Abbey of St. Gallen in Switzerland are available online.

The medieval codices of the Diocese of Cologne are available online.

Roman de la Rose is a joint digital project based of Johns Hopkins University and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

Here are three gateways to other digitized manuscripts online: the Medieval Manuscripts on the Web page of the Syracuse University Library, the Web page of the same title by Prof. Siân Echard of the University of British Columbia, and the Manuscripts page of the Labyrinth Web site at Georgetown University.

Research Help

If you need help with your history research, sign up for a one-on-one Student Research Consultation (SRC) with a reference librarian who can help guide you through your research project.