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Medieval History 500-1500 AD: Home


This guide covers a set of high-quality sources of information for medieval history that can be a good starting point for your research.

Lexikon des Mittelalters

Lexikon des Mittelalters & International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages

Combined encyclopedia for the Middle Ages (LexMA) and its supplement (IEMA).

Bibliographic Reference

Databases of the Royal Library / Koninklijke bibliotheek

Koninklijke Bibliotheek / Royal Library membership allows online access to all their digital collections and services. 

For €7,50 a year for students (more information).

International Medieval Bibliography

Other bibliographic databases for the Middle Ages

More general bibliographic and electronic journals databases

Google Scholar

Google's search engine for scholarly and scientific literature.

For direct access to full text documents: 
Click on Settings - Library links : choose University of Groningen options + Open Worldcat (if not shown, type 'Groningen'). Links to full text (if available) will be shown in your search results.
Citing a publication found in Google Scholar?
Click on Settings - Search result - Bibliography manager, choose e.g. RefWorks


Which eBooks are available for the subject of History?