Medieval Studies (Books & Media)

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Medieval Studies Books & Media

How to Find books, videos, and other materials in Steely Library.

  • These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you.
  • If you need additional assistance, Ask Steely Library!

For locating specific items, including videos in the Media Collection, using the library's catalog, NKUIRE, is recommended. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject are among the ways you can search.

For Non-Print Media (videos, DVDs, CDs, slides, etc.), Consider the "Media Searches" tab atop the NKUIRE search page.

WorldCat is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C.E. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Now includes the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus. If Steely Library does not own a title, it may be requested through SourceFinder.

Browsing for books in Steely's Reference and Circulating collections can be very useful

For Medieval Studies, the following call number areas are suggested:

  • B720 - Medieval Philosophy
  • CB351 – Medieval Civilization
  • CR4509 – Knighthood and Chivalry
  • D111 – Medieval History
  • D128; U37 – Medieval Military History
  • DA129 – Great Britain, History, to 1485
  • DC60 – France, History, Early and Medieval to 1515
  • DD125 – Germany, History, to 1519
  • DG443 – Italy, Civilization, 1268-1559
  • DP96 - Spain, History, 711-1516
  • HQ1143 – Medieval Women
  • JC101 - Medieval Politics; The State
  • N5925 - Medieval Art
  • ND2889- Illumination of Books and Manuscripts
  • PA8001 – Medieval Literature
  • PE501 - English language - Middle English
  • PN661- Medieval Literary History
  • PN688 - Medieval Poetry (History)
  • PN1751; PN2152 - Medieval Drama/Theatre
  • PQ151 – Medieval French Literature
  • PR251 – Medieval, Middle English Literature
  • Q124.97 – Medieval Science

The Medieval Studies Research Guide is maintained by Allen Ellis. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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