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Medieval English Peasant: Periodical Indexes and Annual Bibliographies

This is a guide to researching the medieval English peasant. Medieval West -- Reference Sources and Medieval West -- Additional Web Resources are more extensive research guides. Latest update 06-12-2023

Periodical Indexes and Annual Bibliographies

Short of scanning individual issues of current, scholarly journals, periodical indexes and annual bibliographies provide access to the most recently written and indexed materials on topics.

Irish History Online

Irish History Online is an authoritative guide (in progress) to what has been written about Irish history from earliest times to the present. It currently contains approximately 72,000 bibliographic records (January 2011). Material on Northern Ireland is included. IHO was established as an online database in 2003 with funding from the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences and was developed in association with the Royal Historical Society Bibliography of British and Irish History. Since 2010 IHO has been published separately from the Royal Historical Society bibliography. It is now hosted by the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin).  It includes bibliographic information on books and pamphlets, articles from journals published in Ireland or internationally, and chapters from books of essays, including Festschriften and conference proceedings. Searches can be made by author/editor, by title or keyword from title, by subject, by journal title or series, or by publication details. Irish History Online is an essential resource for the study of Irish history at any level, and is free of charge to users, at this time.

ADS Library Archaeology Data Service contains contents of BIAB Online: British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography

BIAB Online provided information about articles and books on the archaeology of Britain and Ireland. BIAB included the contents of British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography,1997-, British Archaeological Abstracts 1968-91 (Main DA 90 .B8), Archaeological Bibliography for Great Britain and Ireland, Reports of the Committee on Ancient Earthworks and Fortified Enclosures, a Guide to the Historical and Archaeological Publications of Societies in England and Wales, 1901-33 (Mullins, Main Z 2016 .M83), Index of Archaeological Papers, 1665-1890 (Gomme family, Main Z 2016 .I65.).  In 2016 BIAB was deposited with ADS and its records were added to the ADS Library Database.  There is a search box on the ADS entry page, top right.  You can browse by series, author, or organization also.

British Humanities Index
Consulting Ref., 1 East AI 3 .B7
No longer a current subscription. Does index the contents of some of the British local historical, archaeological, archival, and record societies' publications.  These are also covered by Bibliography of British and Irish History, above.