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Women & Gender in Europe, 400-1650


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Journal Articles & Book Chapters

International Medieval Bibliography (Brepols)
The International Medieval Bibliography (IMB) is a current, comprehensive bibliography of articles in journals and monographs. It includes references to book reviews.

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
Covers journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, and translations about women, sexuality, and gender in the Middle Ages.

Iter: Bibliography of Medieval and Renaissance Europe from 400-1700
A bibliography of journal articles and book chapters pertaining to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
An annotated reference guide to the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Covers journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations.

Medieval Archaeology
Volume 1-50 of Medieval Archaeology published by the Society for Medieval Archaeology. Full-text available online.

GenderWatch (ProQuest)
Indexes a range of scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, books, and conference proceedings covering gender issues.

Rambi: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
A selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
Indexes more than 1,300 of the leading arts and humanities journals. Coverage begins 1991 to present.

Encyclopedias & Companions

Medieval History Reference Titles
Browse selected print and online encyclopedias and companions.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
The Gale Virtual Reference Library includes the Encyclopedia Judaica (2007, 22 vols.), the Crusades Reference Library (2005, 4 vols.), and the Middle Ages Reference Library (2001, 5 vols.).

Cambridge Histories Online
Includes the New Cambridge Medieval History (8 vols.), the Cambridge History of Medieval Science, the Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy (3 vols.), and the Cambridge History of Medieval Political Thought.

Cambridge Companions Online
Includes companions to medieval women's writing, medieval English culture, and medieval Jewish philosophy among others.

Oxford Handbooks Online - History Collection
Includes handbooks on women and gender in medieval Europe, medieval literatures in Latin and English, and medieval Christianity. 

Selected Primary Sources

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
Use the Advanced Search feature, click on More Searches for Texts, and type "Translation" into the Article Type search box. Add additional keywords as necessary.

Manchester Medieval Sources (Manchester University Press)
A selection of translated and annotated medieval sources published by Manchester University Press. Selected titles are available in print as well as online.

Translated Texts for Historians E-Library (Liverpool University)
Historical sources from A.D. 300-800 translated into English. Volumes 1-54 are available online. Most titles are also available in print.

Bibliography of Works by and about Women Writers of the Middle Ages
Internet History Sourcebooks - Fordham University

Online Medieval Sources Bibliography
An annotated bibliography of printed and online primary sources for the Middle Ages.
Fordham University

Epistolae: Medieval Women's Letters
Epistolæ is a collection of letters to and from women in the Middle Ages, from the 4th to the 13th century. The letters, written in Latin, are linked to the names of the women involved, with English translations and, where available, biographical sketches of the women and some description of the subject matter or the historic context of the letter.
Columbia University

Luminarium: Anthology of Middle English Literature, 1350-1485

Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. For searchable text of selected titles see Early English Books Online -Text Creation Partnership.

Early English Books Online - Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP)
EEBO-TCP captures the full text of each unique work in EEBO. This is done by manually keying the full text of each work. The result is an accurate transcription of each work, which can be fully searched.

Citing Your Sources

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 17th edition of the standard style manual used by writers and editors of scholarly books and journals.
For a quick introduction watch the online tutorial A Brief Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style.
Chicago-Style Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to Chicago Style.
Use the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for easy reference.

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