Friday, March 09, 2007

TRIAL: Acta Sanctorum

We have a trial of Acta Sanctorum from ProQuest Information and Learning until 8th April 2007.

The Acta Sanctorum Database is an electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum, from the edition published in sixty-eight volumes by the Société des Bollandistes in Antwerp and Brussels. It is a collection of documents examining the lives of saints, organised according to each saint's feast day, and runs from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940.

The Acta Sanctorum Database contains the entire Acta Sanctorum, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indices. Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina reference numbers, essential references for scholars, are also included.

To access this trial go to http://acta.chadwyck.co.uk/ (on-campus only).

After trying Acta Sanctorum please leave a comment.

1 comment:

H. Braun, School of History, UoL said...

I am a member of the School of History, UoL, and work on late medieval and early modern history. Acta Sanctorum online would be a boon to our teaching and research. It would contribute to our range and facilities for teaching and research, especially for levels 3, 4 (MA) and 5 (PGR). I strongly support the purchase of this resource.