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Irish Studies: Medieval & Early Modern Resources

This guide provides an overview of selected Irish Studies resources at Fordham as well as open access web resources.

Ireland in the Middle Ages

This page contains an overview of resources available at Fordham University Libraries and beyond covering Medieval and Early Modern Ireland.

► For specific research help, contact one of the Irish Studies librarians to ask a question via email or schedule a research consultation.

Reference Sources & Overviews

Facsimiles, Translations, Critical Editions & Catalogs

→ To locate facsimiles, translations, or critical editions of manuscripts, try the following:

  • Search for the manuscript by Title in the Library Catalog.

→ When searching by subject headings, U.S.-based library catalogs will use the American spelling rather than the British "catalogue" spelling. Use the subject heading link below to find Irish manuscript catalogs.

→ Irish Texts Society volumes are listed in the library catalog by name of the translated manuscript. Volumes 1-24 are available online in HathiTrust Digital Library.

Finding Books & Articles in Indexes & Bibliographies

→ For full-text databases and journals, use the Articles & Databases page of the Irish Studies guide and items on the Database list under History, Literature, or Arts.

→ Use this video to learn how to locate specific articles from a citation in Fordham's library system.

Databases by Subscription

Open Access Electronic Resources

Old & Middle Irish Resources

Books at Fordham Libraries:

→ Use the link below to search the Fordham library catalog for electronic and print books covering Old Irish grammar.

Open Access Resources

Reference & Instruction Department

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