Medieval Studies

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Books are located on the upper floor (001-841) and the lower floors  (841-999) of the library at the Lampeter campus. You can use the catalogue to search for specific titles and subjects held in the main library and the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives (RBLA). It is important to search the library catalogue in order to find specific titles. Some relevant classification numbers for Medieval Studies are listed below:

726.5    Anglo-saxon architecture
728.81    Castles in medieval society
820.91    Anglo-Saxon literature
821.17    Chaucer
891.6611    Medieval Wales
940.18    Crusades
942.03    Medieval England
942.04    Wars of the roses

You can access e-books via the library catalogue and the E-Book Collections. For your subject, you may find the following E-Book collections useful:

Many of our e-resources require you to login using your university IT account.

The main collection of Medieval Studies print journals is located at the lower floor while the latest journals are displayed on the ground floor of the library at the Lampeter campus. It is important that you use the catalogue to locate individual journal titles.  Some useful journals are listed below. Many of our journals are also available electronically.

A selection of full text e-journals as well as the indexes and abstracts are available via the LRC. Many of our e-resources require you to login using your university IT account. To search for full text e-journal articles by subject, you can go to the library catalogue or go to specific e-journal resources on the E-Journal Collections. Some useful e-journal collections for Medieval Studies are:

The easiest way to find full text e-journal articles is to use the library catalogue. E-journal titles can be located using the E-Journal search. Below are links to some useful e-journal titles for Medieval studies:

The library subscribes to a number of e-resources, of which the following might be useful:

Early English Books online 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 from1473-1700.

Oxford Art Online covers all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day, from art and architecture to ceramics and photography. It gives access to the text of over 50,000 articles from the 34 volume Dictionary of Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.

Many of our e-resources require you to login using your university IT account. A complete list can be viewed at All Resources.

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