Here are some websites we have found useful. It is not intended as a comprehensive list of what is available: just a useful set of places you might look. Separately, we will also note about which is a great helper when performing works of any complexity!

Chaucer Resources

    • The Chaucer Metapage
    • A complete set of resources for studying Chaucer, including the invaluable help of the famous "Metamentors."
    • The Electronic Canterbury Tales
    • This site offers annotated links to sites about the
    . It offers links to the text in Middle English and Modern translations as well as to notes, commentaries and bibliographies. The Electronic Canterbury Tales is maintained by Daniel Kline.
  • Annotated links to Chaucer. It offers links to texts, images, commentaries and bibliographical and biographical data. The site is maintained by David Wilson-Okamura.
  • Essential Chaucer
  • An annotated bibliography which covers Chaucer Studies from 1900 to 1984. The resource was created by Mark Allen and John H. Fisher.
  • Baragona's Chaucer Page
  • Offers annotated links to resources for the study of Chaucer.

Medieval Studies

  • NetSERF
  • A collection of links to medieval resources on the internet. It offers an advance search engine.
  • The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
  • "The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University."

Textual Scholarship

  • The Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing
  • The Institute promotes the development of tools and use of electronic resources in textual editing.


  • The New Chaucer Society
  • A forum for teachers and scholars of Geoffrey Chaucer and his times. The society organizes a biennial conference and publishes a journal, "Studies in the Age of Chaucer."
  • The Early Book Society
  • A society for the study of manuscripts and early printed books.
  • The European Society for Textual Scholarship
  • Provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the theory and practice of textual scholarship in Europe.
  • The Society for Textual Scholarship
  • "An international organization of scholars working in textual studies, editing and editorial theory, electronic textualities, and issues of textual culture across a wide variety of disciplines."


  • The Text Encoding Initiative
  • The TEI was founded in 1987 to develop guidelines for encding machine-readable texts of interest in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Humbul Humanities Hub
  • A catalogue of online resources in the Humanities.
  • Arts and Humanities Data Service
  • A UK based service for the creation and preservation of digital resources in and for research, teaching and learning in the arts and humanities.