Student Resources

Students of the Middle Ages and Renaissance may be interested in the following student resources.

Library Catalogs

  • The Circuit - The San Diego library consortium.
  • Sally - USD's online 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's medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods, as performed on period instruments and in accordance with historical practice.