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Renaissance & Reformation HIS 305: Finding Library Materials

Great Starters for Research

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Book Series

Series Title:                                Highlighted Topic

"Very Short Introductions"      French Revolution

"Historical Dictionaries of"     British Monarchy, Ottoman Empire, Crusades

Quick Info: Reformers: Copy and Paste them into the Search Box

  • Martin Luther 1483-1546 
  • Theodore Beza 1519-1605
  • Jean Calvin 1509-1564
  • Philipp Melanchthon 1497-1560
  • Ulrich Zwingli 1484-1531 (Hyldrych)
  • Jan Hus 1369?-1415
  • John Knox 1514-1572
  • Menno Simons, 1496-1561
  • Desiderius Erasmus 

Library Search Box

Browse for books: Subject Headings


D101-110.5 Medieval and modern history, 476­

D111-203 Medieval history

  • D135-149 Migrations
  • D151-173 Crusades
  • D175-195 Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Latin Orient, 1099-1291
  • D200-203 Later medieval. 11th-15th centuries
  • D204-475 Modern history, 1453­
  • D219-234 1453-1648


PN661-694 Medieval (to 1500)

  • PN683-687 Legends
  • PN688-691 Poetry
  • PN692-693 Prose. Prose fiction

PN695-779 Modern

  • PN715-749 Renaissance (1500-1700)


B720-765 Medieval
B770-785 Renaissance 

Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

Physical Copies: All issues are shelved alphabetically by Journal Title at the Lancaster Branch:

  • ​Bible Review
  • Christian History
  • Christian History & Biography 
  • Church History
  • History of Religions
  • History Today
  • Journal of Modern History 

eJournals: Copy and Paste them into the Search Box

  • Reformation & Renaissance Review: Journal of the society for Reformation Studies
  • Sixteenth Century Journal
  • Renaissance Quarterly
  • Peer Reviewed Journals : European History