College of Arts and Sciences

Renaissance Studies


Internal IU Resources

The Eskenazi Museum of Art

Herman B Wells Library

The Lilly Library

The rare books, manuscripts, and special collections library of the Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington.
Information on holdings and research tools pertaining to the Renaissance and the early modern period: Coming soon

External Resources

The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies

IU’s Renaissance Studies Program is a member of the Renaissance Consortium of the Newberry Library in Chicago, whose extensive Renaissance holdings make it a premiere site for research. Membership in the consortium enables support for travel to the Library for numerous scholarly programs or for research. Announcements of eligible programs are regularly distributed to those on our mailing list.

Our current Newberry liaison is Prof. Penelope Anderson (pea at

Folger Shakespeare Library

The IU Renaissance Studies Program’s membership in the Newberry Renaissance Consortium enables travel support also to the Folger, and registration fees are waived for IU participants at some their events.

The Renaissance Society of America

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC)


For an extensive list of Renaissance research Centers worldwide, visit this resource at Harvard Library.