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Open Access Journals

Curated by Anna-Nadine Pike

This page brings together a range of open-access journals relating to the study of late-medieval literature, and Middle English literature in particular. The site-wide focus of MEMSLib is on scholarly resources which are available to all researchers, regardless of institutional access, and so we are working actively to expand this page. If you know of any open-access medieval studies journals which we should be aware of, please do get in touch with the team.

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Directory of Open Access Journals -  An international database of open-access journals which can be browsed by subject, or searched by keyword.

Domestic Devotions in Medieval and Early Modern Europe - This open-access Special Issue of Religions, "Domestic Devotions in Medieval and Early Modern Europe", offers a wealth of articles on diverse subjects including devotional annotations in Arabic manuscripts, the importance of the domestic sphere in Julian of Norwich’s Revelations, and devotional practices in thirteenth- to fifteenth-century Ragusa (modern day Dubrovnik).

Imago Temporis: Medium Aevum - An open-access journal from the Medieval Studies Research Group at the Universitat de Lleida (Catalonsia), founded in 2007.

Interfaces - An open-access journal from the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Milan. The journal, published annually, takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of medieval European literatures, encompassing history, literature, philology, codicology, philosophy, sociolinguistics, and theology.

medieval worlds - This research platform is part of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and offers “a forum for comparative, interdisciplinary and transcultural studies of the Middle Ages”, covering the period 400 to 1500 CE, as well as offering an open-access journal.

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Page edited by Anna-Nadine Pike
With contributions from Dr Edward Roberts (MEMS), Dr Robert Gallagher (MEMS),
Dr Ryan Perry (MEMS) and Dr Daniel Smith (Kings College London)

Resource page updated by Anna-Nadine Pike - last updated 11/12/21

Last updated by Fay West 24/07/23

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