Western Libraries

Medieval Studies


This research guide is for students in Medieval Studies. It is designed to help you find reference materials, scholarly books, journal articles, and primary sources for your research projects. This guide also has helpful links to aids for writing and citing. If your research has a disciplinary focus, you can also consult the research guide for that discipline (e.g., Classics, History, Philosophy, Music, etc.).

Table of Contents

  • Reference
    • Consult dictionaries and encyclopedias
  • Books
    • Find e-books and print books
    • Preview books on Google Books
    • Request books via interlibrary loans
  • Articles
    • Find articles in the library catalogue
    • Find articles in library databases
    • Request articles via interlibrary loans
  • Primary Sources
    • Find primary sources in the library catalogue
    • Locate primary source readers
    • Access online primary source collections
    • View digitized medieval manuscripts
    • Search for incunabula
  • Writing
    • Get writing support
  • Citing
    • Locate tools for proper citation
    • Learn about academic integrity