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International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)

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Éditeur : Brepols Publishers

Support : Internet

Catégories :

Lettres, sciences humaines et sociales

Histoire, sciences politiques et actualités

Références bibliographiques et commerciales

Langue : Multilingue

Type de ressource : Bibliographique avec du texte intégral

Nombre de données : Plus de 300 000 notices, plus de 120 000 termes indexés

Sujet(s) : Littérature classique anglo-saxonne, histoire, archéologie, théologie, philosophie, littérature médiévale européenne, études islamiques et arabes, histoire de l

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The leading bibliography of the European Middle Ages (c. 400-1500)

The International Medieval Bibliography was founded in 1967 with the support of the Medieval Academy of America, with the aim of providing a comprehensive, current bibliography of articles in journals and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften) worldwide.

The "International Medieval Institute", based at the University of Leeds, is responsible for producing the bibliography. A unique network of over 50 specialist contributors and teams throughout the world ensures regular coverage of periodicals and miscellanies published worldwide. They are supported by a distinguished international Editorial Board.

The IMB now comprises 300,000 articles, all of which are fully classified by date, subject and location, and provide full bibliographical records.

Now online, the IMB offers an unparalleled tool for medievalists to identify the contents of current work published throughout Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region.

First reference-point for medievalists to current scholarship

  • 300,000 unrivalled records of articles, review articles, scholarly notes and similar literature on all aspects of medieval studies
  • a comprehensive cataloguing and indexing system, using familiar, multilingual terminology defined by professional medievalists for medievalists
  • 120,000 index terms, classified into six types (subjects, persons, texts, places, manuscripts, etc.)
  • worldwide network of fifty teams to ensure regular coverage of 4,500 periodicals and a total of over 5,000 miscellany volumes
  • the only truly "international" bibliography for the Middle Ages, covering publications in over 30 languages

The discipline areas to which the IMB is relevant include Classics, English Language and Literature, History and Archaeology, Theology and Philosophy, Medieval European Languages and Literatures, Arabic and Islamic Studies, History of Education, Art History, Music, Theatre and Performance Arts, Rhetoric and Communication Studies.

New Features of IMB-Online

  • 15,000 new entries each year, each entry fully classified
  • quarterly updates covering publications from 1967 to 2002 inclusive
  • greatly reduced time between the classification of records and their availability. IMB-Online appears 6 months ahead of the printed version of the IMB
  • enhanced search possibilities:
    • free search across all fields (only available on the online version)
    • hierarchical index searching by periods or centuries
    • hierarchical index searching of a controlled vocabulary of subjects
    • separate index of places and regions
    • separate index of persons and texts (available online from 2003)
    • separate index of manuscript shelfmarks
  • multilingual thesauruses to support searches (for places and persons who are known under different forms) (available online from 2003)
  • restricting searches according to languages of articles (for English, French, German, Italian, Spanish-Catalan, Welsh, Danish-Norwegian-Swedish, Latin, Hungarian, Dutch, Portuguese-Galician and Russian)
  • ISBNs searchable
  • search history function.
  • coverage of periodicals

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