DATABASES & DISCS

All electronic resources are accessible through the Institute networked computers. 

Many resources can also be accessed remotely through the Senate House Library pages by staff and students of the University of London at: http://www.senatehouselibrary.ac.uk/our-collections/databases-and-eresources

CDROMS

Follow this link for a list of CDROMS kept in the Warburg Institute Library

Most CDROMS can be consulted in the Reading Room. Please ask a Librarian if you wish to use a CD-ROM.
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REFERENCE

Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon
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Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World   
A comprehensive reference work which traces the history and cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era 

Christian-Muslim Relations Online I (600-1500)    
A general online history of relations between Christians and Muslims. Part I covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages.

Christian-Muslim Relations Online I (1500-1900)    
A general online history of relations between Christians and Muslims.  Part II covers all parts of the world in the period 1500-1914.

Database of Latin Dictionaries 
An online data­base comprising a large number of Latin dictionaries. It includes three kinds of dictionaries: dictionaries to assist translation from Latin into modern languages, dictionaries providing semantic and etymological explanations in Latin of Latin words and historical Latin dictionaries.

Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources 
A Latin dictionary which covers a long period stretching from Gildas (fl. 540) to William Camden (1600), and is based on the close reading of thousands of Medieval Latin texts.  The digitised version allows searching not only by headwords, but also by Latin word-forms, non-Latin word-forms, references and the full text.

Encyclopaedia Britannica 
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Encyclopaedia Judaica
 
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Encyclopaedia of Islam 
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Europa Sacra 
The most comprehensive tool for Church prelates in the Middle Ages. 

Grove Art Online - (ULRLS) 
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Grove Music Online - (ULRLS) 
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Historical Atlas of Islam 
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Iter Italicum
Paul Oskar Kristeller’s comprehensive finding list of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Click here for help file

Lexicon des Mittelalters & International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages 
The standard encyclopaedia for Medieval Studies.  Deals with all branches of Medieval Studies and covers the period from 300 to 1500 AD/CE for the whole of Europe and parts of Western Asia and North Africa.  The International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages supplements Lexikon des Mittelalters with newly written articles and with articles from reference books    

Oxford Classical Dictionary 
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (SHL)
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Oxford English Dictionary (SHL) 
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Routledge encyclopedia of Philosophy 
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BIBLIOGRAPHIES

BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art 

BIHR: Bibliographie internationale de l’humanisme et de la Renaissance (to 1995)


ITER
From any networked computer at http://www.itergateway.org/
Iter's bibliography includes literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books, journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopaedias and exhibition catalogues).

TEXTS

Archive of Celtic Latin Literature
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Aristoteles Latinus Database 
Intranet only
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Greek Documentary Texts
Inscriptions, Papyri, Coptic texts 
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EEBO ( Early English books online) ULRLS
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Indices zur Lateinischen Literatur der Renaissance 
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Letteratura Italiana Zanichelli (LIZ)
780 searchable texts from Dante to D’Annunzio 
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Library of Latin Texts
Searchable texts of the complete Latin Classical literature and the ever growing corpus of Ancient, medieval and early modern Latin literature.
http://www.brepolis.net/ on networked computers

Poetria Nova
Latin Medieval Poetry (650-1250 A.D.) 
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Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones des Mittelalters für die Zeit von 1150-1350 (Sermones)
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Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
Complete Classical Greek Literature now augmented with Byzantine sources 
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Thomae Aquinatis opera omnia 
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