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Print Location: D117 .N48 1995
A multi-volume history of the medieval period.
Fully integrated and cross-searchable collection of over 135 academic dictionaries providing short-entry content, as well as many of Oxford’s encyclopedias and companions and other scholarly works.
Print Location: D117 .P75
Print Location: Ref D20 .A43x 1995
An online portal to digitized historical maps.
Print Location: Burling Ref D117 .M35 2004
Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
Digital repository of resources for the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700), with some full text available. Contains journal citations, e-books, reviews, a finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts, and more.
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Access to the full text of approximately 600 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
Provides full-text of many books no longer under copyright, and allows searching of the contents of many more titles.
Includes collections of primary source material. Many collections are digitized; other materials may be ordered through ILL and will typically arrive in about three days.
Print Location: CT114 .R57 2002
"Beginning in 500 with the fusion of classical, Christian, and Germanic cultures and ending in 1300 with a Europe united by a desire for growth, knowledge, and change, this volume provides basic information on the significant cultural figures of the Middle Ages. It includes over 400 people whose contributions in literature, religion, philosophy, education, or politics influenced the development and culture of the Medieval world. While focusing on Western European figures, the book does not neglect those from Byzantium, Baghdad, and the Arab world who also contributed to the politics, religion, and culture of Western Europe."--BOOK JACKET
Print Location: BX841 .C25 1913
The classic 1913 edition.
The full-text of the 1913 edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Print Location: Ref. D 114 .D5 1982
A scholarly encyclopedia for the medieval period.
Print Location: Burling Ref BX841 .N44 2002
The most recent edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Searchable database of images applicable to many different times, cultures, and disciplines. Also includes local Physics and Botany image collections. Use individual log-in for off-campus access.
Search images available on the World Wide Web.
Print Location: DL65 .P26 1995
Translations of texts from the Viking period.
Print Location: DA26 .E55x 1996
Selected Transcriptions, Facsimiles and Translations
Links to medieval texts and sources on the Web, both of short "classroom sized" extracts and full documents.
Print Location: DP97.4 .M43 1997
Texts from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish sources.
Print Location: DA240 .P294 2004
A collection of primary sources from one family in England.
A guide to resources available from the Center for Research Libraries. Materials may be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan for extended periods.
A guide to electronic resources in medieval history.
A list of reference resources that can supplement work in Classics, including among its recommendations: The Bryn Mawr Classical Review, the Internet Classics Archive, and Perseus -- which has searchable full-text access to the Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites.
This is the central catalogue for the WWW-VL network of indexes to Historical materials on-line. It is intended for general public use, but its coverage and selection of sites concentrates on creating a facility useful for those pursuing historical research on-line. An extremely comprehensive index of links, it covers nearly every geographic area and many subjects
Print Location: Perm Reserve Z253 .U69 2003
The style manual commonly used for History.
This style guide contains information on the Chicago Manual of Style method of document formatting and citation. These resources follow the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, which was issued in September 2010.
Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.
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