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.

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 Tales. 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.