Online Resource Portal

Below are online resources medievalists have created to share knowledge about the Middle Ages. For podcasts, lectures, and asynchronous digital activities, see our Linked Resources – Teaching page.

General Resources for Medievalists

Pandemics & Plague

Museums with significant medieval holdings

Digitized Manuscript Repositories

Subject Specific Libraries and Lists


COVID-19 Era Open Access Publishing

  • Public Books has created a database that lists open-access books, but we have highlighted a few of particular interest to medievalists below
  • Princeton University Library is keeping track of open-access resources in their library guide as well
  • Project MUSE Publishers, Including several medieval studies-oriented series
  • Penn Press, through June 30, 2020. This includes all issues of the Journal of Manuscript Studies.
  • Georgias Press has an Open Repository of books
  • Index of Medieval Art, until June 1, 2020
  • Mirabile, open access until May 15, 2020
  • Brepols has offered free Institutional Access to its databases and free access to e-books
  • National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed
  • Librarians in the United Kingdom have put together a Google Sheet list of all resources that are open access
  • Two other crowd sourced lists of library resource can be found here and here.

Adjacent Fields with Resources

COVID-19 Era Special Online Presentations