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Autobiography in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
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International Medieval Bibliography
Comprehensive index of journal articles and books about Europe, North Africa, and the Near East from 300 to 1500.
MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1784 to present)
Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.
ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)
Historical Abstracts (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online (1972 to present)
Includes annotated entries for books, articles, reviews, productions, and more.
Encyclopedia of the Renaissance [Ref CB361 .E52 1999] or The Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students (condensed version)
Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages [Ref D114 .O94 2010]
Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance [Ref CB361 .C27 2003]
Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.
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ACLS Humanities E-Book
Over 1,700 scholarly books, searchable fulltext.
Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.
EEBO: Early English Books Online (1473-1700)
Full text of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).
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