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Covers a broad range of subjects, from fine, decorative, and commercial art to various areas of architecture and architectural design. International in scope covering English-language journals, books, and more, as well as works published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. The database also has an extensive collection of images.
Database of academic articles on world history from more than 2,000 journals, books, collections, and dissertations; offers full-text access to many resources.
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.
1926–present. Online database indexing scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
Scholarly journal containing articles on all aspects of Anglo-Saxon history and culture. Published annually by Cambridge University Press, it is recognized as the foremost regular publication in its field.
Print Location: DA152 .H528 2013
Higham, N. J., and Ryan, Martin J. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. Available in print and as an ebook.
Blair, John. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. Available as an ebook
Green, Judith A. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Available as an ebook.
Contains a catalog of archaeological sites in the United Kingdom, an archive of archaeological data sets, and other information. Most of the data is about the United Kingdom, although the archive also includes data from excavations performed by UK archaeologists overseas.
Print Location: DA26 .E55x 1996
The British Library’s digital collection of medieval manuscripts and early print editions, including Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales.
The British Library’s digital collection of sacred texts from all religions, arranged chronologically, with a zoomable high-resolution image for each text.
The British Library's digital collection of manuscripts, jewelry, and other objects from the Anglo-Saxon period of British history. The site also includes articles, videos, and biographies.
Searchable database of images applicable to many different times, cultures, and disciplines. Click "Artstor Digital Library" to search by keyword, date, classification, collection type, or geography.
Online database of images and descriptions representing more than 4,000,000 objects in the museum's collections. Try searching for "Sutton Hoo."
Europe's digital library, containing millions of images, texts, sounds, and video from European museums, archives, and libraries. Browse the Manuscripts Collection for examples of illuminated manuscripts.
Covers all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 CE, as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, lavishly supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.
The Dictionary of Old English (DOE), a University of Toronto project, defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (C.E. 600-1150) of the English language. Create an account to get 20 free sessions per year.
Digital multimedia version of the premier English-language encyclopedia.
Online encyclopedia that addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements, and historical events around the world, with interactive features that enable the user to place literature within its historical context.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the entire history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland and substantial accounts of individual authors and detailed histories of particular themes, movements, genres, and institutions. 2006 edition.
Cambridge Libraries' guide to its Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic Collections features an interactive timeline of events in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic history.
Print Location: LB2369 .G53 2016
On permanent reserve at the circulation desk. A second copy is available on the 2nd floor and can be checked out.
Guidance on MLA Style from the Modern Language Association itself. The Works Cited: Quick Guide offers a practice template for creating entries in an MLA list of works cited.
A guide to MLA style and formatting created and maintained by Purdue University. Note APA and Chicago style and formatting details and for creating annotated bibliographies are also available.
Print Location: Perm Res LB2369 .T8 2010
On permanent reserve at the circulation desk.
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- Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers
- Anglo-Saxons -- Material culture
- Anglo-Saxons -- Medicine
- Anglo-Saxons -- Social life and customs
- Archaeology, Medieval -- England
- Art, Anglo-Saxon
- Artisans -- Europe, Northern -- History
- Bee culture -- History
- Costume -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500
- England -- Church history -- 449-1066
- England -- Civilization -- To 1066
- English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100
- Falconry -- England -- History -- To 1500
- Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066
- Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
- Manuscripts, Medieval -- England
- Monastic and religious life -- England -- History
- Paganism -- England
- Ships, Medieval
- Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500
- Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500
- DA 150s (Great Britain, History, Saxons 445-1066)