Iter was created in 1995-6 for the advancement of learning in the study and teaching of the European Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It is a not-for-profit partnership that depends on its partners and affiliate societies for guidance. The SCSC is a partner of Iter. SCSC members are entitled to a discount rate of $25.00 for an annual subscription to Iter's bibliography.


Iter provides medieval and early modern scholars access to an increasingly comprehensive bibliography of scholarly materials pertaining to the study of European culture between 400 and 1700. The online bibliography now includes 1,000,000 records for articles, essays, books, dissertation abstracts, encyclopedia entries and reviews, collected from more than 6,500 publications, including over 1,600 journals. The bibliography is available at Future plans include access to online resources, and works of art and music.

Iter Italicum

In partnership with Brill, Iter offers subscribers access to the only online edition of Iter Italicum, Paul Oskar Kristeller's listing of uncatalogued, or incompletely catalogued, humanistic manuscripts of the Renaissance in libraries in Italy and around the world.

MRTS Online Series

Created by Iter and the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS), the first publication in the series, John Shawcross's Milton: A Bibliography for the Years 1624-1700: Revised and For the Years 1701-1799, is now available for subscription. The second publication, Betty Travitsky\u2019s Bibliography of English Women Writers, 1500-1640, will be available early in 2008. In addition, plans are well underway to provide online access to a large number of publications in the ACMRS's MRTS print series.


In partnership with the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at Victoria University in the University of Toronto, Iter is pleased to offer online access to:

Baptisteria Sacra

In 2008, Iter will offer exclusive access to Baptisteria Sacra: An Iconographic Index of Baptismal Fonts, offering detailed descriptions of fonts from the early Christian period to the 17th century.

International Directory of Scholars

A subscription to Iter's bibliography includes complimentary access to Iter's International Directory of Scholars (IDS). This is the most comprehensive list of early modern scholars, and it permits individual subscribers to edit their own IDS records.


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