Guide to Research Resources for Philosophy
Finding Articles for Medieval and Renaissance Period
Philosopher's Index - Note if you select "Choose Database" and then select "search all" you will be able with one search to look for articles in all EbscoHost databases which include Philosopher's Index as well as ATLA Religion Database, Academic Search Complete and Humanities Internationa)
eCollection (Journals from Philosophy Document Centre) - fulltext of 42 philosophy journals
International Medieval Bibliography - key source for journal articles and essays on Medieval philosophy
ITER : Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance - also an excellent source for journal articles and essays on philosophers of the Medieval and Renaissance periods
JSTOR - fulltext of a number of philosophy journals
History of Science, Technology and Medicine - excellent resource for philosophers of science such as Cardano, Telesio and Campanella
Index Islamicus - major resource for locating books and articles on Islam and the Muslim world
Literature Online - great source for locating articles about authors
Finding Primary Texts for philosophers of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Defining Gender (1450-1910) - orginal source documents from British and European Archives - includes texts by Heloise d'Argenteuil and Christine de Pizan
Early English Books - " digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 "
Patrologia Latina - works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216.
Background Information on Medieval and Renaissance Period
In addition to using the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy or the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, there are a nunber of encyclopedias focussed on the medieval and/or renaissance period including:
Cambridge Companion to Abelard - location
Encyclopedia Iranica - major entry for Ibn Sina
History of Women Philosophers - location - v. 2. Mediaeval, Renaissance and Enlightenment women philosophers, A.D. 500-1600
Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia - location
Encyclopedia of the Renaissance - longer articles
Finding books on Medieval and Renaissance Period
Use the Library Search box to locate print and digital books in the University of Calgary collection
You can also separately search ebrary (collection of over 30,000 digital books) and other digital collections such as HathiTrust - partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
Note Interlibrary loans service is available at no charge to obtain a copy of books and articles the library does not have in its collection.
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