Medieval and Renaissance Studies
- WESS Medieval and Renaissance Web provides access to scholarly resources for Western Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
- It includes vendor information for commercial products, as well as access to free sites.
- The resources listed here have undergone a selection and evaluation process.
Guides and Subject Indices
- Dante Studies (by Otfried Lieberknecht)
- International Medieval Bibliography & Other Reference Tools (Brepols)
- Iter: Gateway to the Renaissance (including Iter Italicum - Subscription Databases)
- Corsair (Pierpont Morgan Library)
- Enluminures Illuminated Manuscripts in France]
- Manuscripta Mediaevalia (Germany)
- Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts (Netherlands)
Institutes, Organizations, and Collections (selected)
- Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS, Binghamton University)
- Gallica (Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris)
- Middle East Documentation Center, University of Chicago (Includes Ottoman documentation)
Electronic Journals and Reviews (selected)
- A collection of electronic versions of older journals, including Speculum, Studies in the Renaissance, and Renaissance Notes / Renaissance Quarterly. (Subscription database)
- The Medieval Review (formerly Bryn Mawr Medieval Review)
Electronic Texts and Images--Commercial and Subscription
- An ongoing, CD-ROM based project to digitize in a single database all texts written in Castilian before 1615.
- Available from Micronet.
- Byzantinische Bibliographie (De Gruter)
- CLCLT (formerly CETEDOC) and other editions of Latin patristic and medieval texts (Brepols)
- Early Encounters in North America, The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts and The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation (Alexander Street)
- Early European Books (ProQuest)
- Early English Books Online (ProQuest)
- Empire Online (Adam Matthew Publications)
- Past Masters - Full-text Philosophy resources, including Aquinas & Ockham (InteLex)
- Patrologia Latina: Migne's corpus of Christian Latin texts, and Acta Sanctorum
- The Bollandists' Hagiographic Collection (Chadwyck-Healey/ProQuest)
Electronic Texts and Images--Free Sites (selected)
- Eurodocs: History of Medieval and Renaissance Europe (Primary documents online)
The page coordinator for the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Web is Paula Carns, University of Illinois (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Web is one part of the Western European Studies Section Web of resources for Western European studies.