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Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Web Links of Interest to Students of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Library Catalogs

  • Article Databases A-Z.  On-line databases available at USD.
  • The Circuit. The San Diego library consortium.
  • Sally. USD's on-line library catalog.
  • WorldCat. Bibliographic database for books and other materials not available in San Diego. Contains approximately 40 million records. Includes books, films, music scores, and many other types of materials. Not a journal index.

Resources, Texts and Tools

Museums and Institutions in Southern California

  • The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. As an Organized Research Unit of the University of California, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies supports the research activities of some 140 faculty members in twenty-eight different academic disciplines and programs. The Center offers fellowships and support for both graduate and undergraduate education, sponsors lectures, seminars, and conferences, and hosts visiting scholars and researchers.
  • The Getty. Located in Los Angeles. Hosts one of the best collections of Medieval and Renaissance visual art on the West Coast.
  • The Huntington Library. Located in San Marino. Extraordinary (especially for the western United States) collection of rare books and manuscripts.
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Holds more than 150000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present.
  • San Diego Early Music Society. The San Diego Early Music Society is a non-profit organization founded to showcase the musical treasures of Europe‚Äôs medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, as performed on period instruments and in accordance with historical practice.