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Medieval Manuscript Research

Locating and using manuscripts and the digital middle ages

Medieval Digital Humanities Collectives and Consortiums

Connecting with Other Digital Humanities Centers

This page connects users with other digital humanities centers at the University of ChicagoNationally, and Internationally. Many universities offer funding, certification, and training in the digital tools and programs. There are also a growing number of conferences and workshops available for ongoing digital humanities education. The websites on this page, listed by region, demonstrate a select range of projects currently being undertaken at different institutions. Although this guide focuses on the medieval period the majority of the centers listed on this page also have projects and resources dedicated to other historical periods. 

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Images in the Middle Ages

Group of Troubadours, Illustration from "Cantigas de Santa Maria", made under direction of Alfonso X ("Wise" King of Castille and Leon (1221-84). Gothic, unknown artist. Biblioteca Monasterio del Escritorial. LUNA: (UChicago login required.)
For more information about working with illuminated images see this guide's page on images, containing resources for archiving images pre- and post- research, a list of databases with digitized image collections, and tips for using images in research, publication, and teaching.