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Medieval Studies: A Resource Guide

Electronic Resources

This page provides a list of key electronic resources for the study of the medieval period. The subscription databases listed here are licensed by the Library of Congress and available for use onsite. Depending on the database, the content may include citations to book chapters, articles, and books or furnish full-text articles directly. The external websites tab provides links to freely available internet resources.

These subscription resources are marked with a padlock  which means that they are only available on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.

Below are some websites that serve as good places to begin for learning about the medieval period. These websites contain primary sources in Latin and in English translation, bibliographies, and other source materials.