Welcome to the Medieval and Renaissance Studies library guide. This guide provides research guidance and access to resources for study in the field. Use the tabs above to navigate through guides to different types of resources.
Click here to go to the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program website.
Please feel welcome to add useful online resources you find that are not on this guide in the box under the "Databases and Websites" tab.
Hone your skills
The online Palaeography Tutorial at the British National Archives site lets you practice your skill at reading handwriting (in English) from 1500-1800. The site includes practice documents of increasing difficulty, historical background, and much more. Also see the Interactive Album of Mediaeval Palaeography to practice your skills.
Learn Ancient Greek and Latin at Textkit, where you can download grammars, readers, and e-books to learn and practice your Greek and Latin skills.
Try the Roman Numerals Test at the Roman Numeral and Date Converstion with Roman Calculator website.
Calculate days of the week for old-style dates, determine the date of Easter, calculate regnal years for English monarchs, and more at Ian's Historical English Calendar.
Get the LibX LTS Toolbar and search the online catalog, databases, and much more directly from your browser bar.
Try Zotero, RefWorks, or Endnote to keep track of your research sources, manage your bibliographic citations, and automatically generate a bibliography. See the Citation Management LibGuide for more information on all of these, with a comparison chart to help you decide which one is best for you.
Director, University Archives & Special Collections