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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: Medieval Texts in Translation

Middle Ages (University of Pennsylvania Press)
The series includes translations, editions, monographs and essay collections.

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 (Liverpool University Press)
Available in print and online.

Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies
The series includes translations, reference works, editions, monographs and essay collections.

The Medieval Mediterranean: People, Economies and Cultures, 400-1500 (Brill)
The series includes translations, editions, monographs and essay collections.

Crusade Texts in Translation (Routledge)
The series provides a wide ranging corpus of texts, most of them translated for the first time, which will illuminate the history of the crusades and the crusader-states from every angle, including that of their principal adversaries, the Muslim powers of the Middle East.

Medieval Iberian Peninsula: Texts and Studies (Brill)
Covers the medieval history and culture of Spain, with particular emphasis on Islamic history and relations between medieval Christians and Muslims. Continued as The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World series.

Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World (Brill)
The series includes original monographs, article collections, editions of texts or documents, translations--on the peoples and cultures of medieval Christian, Jewish, and Islamic Iberia.

Medieval History Texts in Translation (University of Leeds)

Mediaeval Sources in Translation (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies)

Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures (University of Toronto Press)
The series includes collections of translated primary sources.

Medieval Texts in Translation (Catholic University of America Press)

Internet Medieval Sourcebook (Fordham University)

More Primary Sources

Falvey Library Catalog
Search & browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more. Discover primary sources through author or subject searching. Helpful subject keywords include sources and early works to 1800.

WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
Includes the full text for most of the dissertations completed since 1997. Dissertations in the field of history typically have excellent primary source bibliographies. Occasionally dissertations include translations of medieval texts.

Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Includes virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America from 1473-1700.

Secondary Sources: Monographs and Journals

Falvey Library Catalog
Search & browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection. Begin with a simple keyword search and then use hyperlinked subjects to focus your results. Subjects are powerful research assistant that allow you to narrow your search to a single crusade. Depending on the depth of the local collection you may be able to further narrow your results to primary sources or historiography.

WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

International Medieval Bibliography (Brepols)
The International Medieval Bibliography is an index to journal articles and essay collections related to the study of the Middle Ages. It indexes numerous collections and journals that the library does not own or subscribe to such as the journal Islam & Christian-Muslim Relations. Articles and book chapters that are not locally available can be requested via interlibrary loan.

Iter: Bibliography of Medieval and Renaissance Europe from 400-1700
Indexes journals and essay collections 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.
A Short Introduction to Historical Abstracts is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

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.

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

 Selected Academic Journals

Citing Your Sources

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 17th edition of the Manual is the most current. The online version includes a Citation Quick Guide. Access to the 16th edition is also available.

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