These online Bibliographies to primarily print sources are in alphabetical order and do not reflect any kind of hierarchy.
They are selected to complement the medieval and medieval women episodes of Dr. John Lienhard's
The Engines of Our Ingenuity from the University of Houston's KUHF Public Radio station, and
to assist in further research.
From the Richard Rawlinson Center for Anglo-Saxon Studies and Manuscript
Research of the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University comes
Anglo-Saxon History: A Select Bibliography, the online third edition of Simon Keynes's updated work; the section on
Anglo-Saxon Society includes listings for "Anglo-Saxon Women."
A Select Bibliography by C.P. Biggam is actually rather exhaustive. Subjects include not only
history, language, literature, and archaeology, but also numismatics, fiction, and children's books, among others.
Bibliography of Early Women Writers Whose Works Are Still in Print emphasizes "works written
before 1800." This is part of the Sunshine for
UPDATED LINKS: Medievalist and author Sharan Newman provides a
good Bibliography for the Non-Specialist,
whether adult or juvenile, which could also prove useful in some way(s) to the specialist, as well.
This Bibliography is part of the massive ORB: Online Reference Book for Medieval
Studies at Rhodes University.
Medieval Pages from the Stanford University Library include Internet sites and databases
available to the general public as well as those ONLY available through SUL (marked with an "S"). This site includes
Reference Resources, Electronic Texts, Images and Exhibitions, and Other Web Sites.
UPDATED LINK: The lengthy Bibliography on
Women in Byzantium edited by Thalia Gouma-Peterson at The College of Wooster in Ohio features
both Primary and Secondary sources in translation available in print.
Bibliography of Works by and about Women Writers of the Middle Ages is an extensive bibliography
of print sources, both General Sources and sources for Individual Women Writers, prepared by
Juliet Sloger of The Robbins Library at the University of Rochester. It is part of Alan Lupack's
excellent Robbins Library Bibliographies site.
UPDATED LINKS: One of the most impressive Web indexes to primarily print material
on medieval women is the
FEMINAE: Medieval Women and Gender Index edited by Margaret Schaus
of Haverford College. MFI indexes over 350 journals as well as essay collections, and provides an
easy-to-use search page. In addition, MFI includes links to
the catalogs of several university libraries known for their holdings in medieval studies,
and information about the Society for Medieval
Page provides links to online bibliographies on medieval subjects as diverse as St. Augustine,
medicine, the Lollards, medieval Spain and Portugal, the Khazar kingdom, and philosophy.
Also check ViVa:
A Bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals, "a current
bibliography of articles about women's and gender history" compiled at the International Institute
of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands.