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Medieval and Renaissance Studies

A guide to research in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Start with BobCat

The first place to start looking for books is BobCat, NYU's online catalog, which includes records for materials held in the following NYU Libraries of likely interest to those in Medieval & Renaissance Studies:

  • Elmer Holmes Bobst Library;
  • IFA Stephen Chan Library & Conservation Center Library;
  • Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Library; and
  • The libraries of New School and Cooper Union

The holdings of NYU's Law Library, Medical and Dental Libraries are not listed in BobCat. Their catalogs are listed below.

Search BobCat

Search for books, journals, videos, etc. in our local libraries and special collections.

Other Local Catalogs

Other Useful Catalogs & Bibliographic Resources

If you do not find a book in BobCat, and it is not convenient to visit one of the other New York area libraries listed above, the best next step is WorldCat, an international union catalog listing the holdings of more than 10,000 libraries. Beyond WorldCat, the following catalogs can be of use to those studying the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: