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ASNC Collections in Cambridge
As an ASNC student or researcher you'll find many specialist print and online resources accessible to you in Cambridge. Our aim here is to highlight these, and to give you an overview of the resources and research support that libraries in Cambridge can offer.
In particular, specialist print resources and library help is available via the ASNC departmental library, which is housed at the English Faculty Library. In addition, there are many other libraries which will have books and resources useful for your studies. These include the University Library, the Seeley Historical Library, and the Modern and Medieval Languages Library, among many others.
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On this guide, you'll find:
Starting Points / Top Resources
Monumenta Germaniae Historica
Critical editions of a huge number of major historical documents and texts relating to ASNC, all accessible online, and with a search interface that is easy to use.
Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus
This database is useful because it contains copies of every surviving Old English text. It's useful for students and researchers undertaking work in Old or Middle English.
Contains scholarly articles in practically every academic discipline. Watch out for the 'moving wall' - JStor doesn't have everything, but it'll always find you something.
The Skaldic Project
An international project to edit the corpus of medieval Norse-Icelandic skaldic poetry.