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History: Medieval & Renaissance History

These pages will help you learn the process of research for history classes.

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Middle Ages & Renaissance

Medieval and Renaissance history is not covered in depth in sources like Historical Abstracts; these topics have specialized databases.  In addition to searching the library catalog for full-length books and printed primary sources, and JumpStart for secondary source journal articles, you can use the following databases to locate additional sources in topics such as art, music, religion, and culture as well as history. 

Secondary Sources in Medieval and Renaissance History

Primary Sources in Medieval & Renaissance History

The databases listed below will help you find primary sources on Medieval & Renaissance history, though you should also use the other techniques found on the Primary Sources page.


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