Where to find medieval sources online

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Below are some general resources for finding sources for Medieval History. However, there are also dedicated sections for:

Primary Sources

Medieval Sourcebook

Fordham University provides a list of links to online primary sources from the medieval era.


The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to resources in medieval studies. The Labyrinth’s easy-to-use links provide connections to databases, services, texts, and images around the world.

Secondary Sources


A website offering a range of academic and popular articles regarding the Middle Ages.


An online academic database used by universities worldwide that is a superb resource for History students. To view full articles, you will require membership.

Medieval History Flipboard Magazine

A collection of online articles and news reports about the Middle Ages.

Please Note: Some internet browsers do not handle the Flipboard website very well, and it is sometimes better to have the Flipboard App on your device to view the magazine.

Google Scholar

This searches internet sites for academic articles and books. It often only provides one or two pages, but it is often enough to find quotes and bibliographical details.

JURN Search Engine

Search millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses.