Use Our Collections

Scholarly research is a key enterprise at the Medieval Institute and its library collection provides an unequaled resource essential to the study of the Middle Ages. Scholars from around the world come to use the materials collected here. Our Reading Rooms are open to all patrons weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excepting University closures.

Propose a Working Group

Each year the Medieval Institute sponsors Working Groups, an opportunity for faculty fellows and graduate students to investigate a topic relating to shared research interests. Applications are due April 1, 2019.

Alumni Spotlight

Each fall and spring we present a new Alumni Spotlight featuring the career paths of Institute alumni. Our Fall 2018 Spotlight features Leslie Lockett (Ph.D., 2004), Associate Professor of English and Associate Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University and a specialist in Old English and Latin literature as well as early medieval intellectual history and manuscript studies. We sat down with Professor Lockett to learn about her experience as a medievalist and university professor.

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Omnia disce. Videbis postea nihil esse superfluum. (Learn everything, and you will see afterward that nothing is superfluous.)

Hugh of St. Victor (d. 1141), Didascalicon 6.3