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This table provides a key to the most commonly used abbreviations in the catalogue.

Abbreviation Abbreviation Full reference
Acta Sanctorum J. Bollandus, Acta sanctorum quotquot toto orbe coluntur … (Antwerp, 1643– )
AHDLMA Archives d’histoire doctrinale et littéraire du moyen âge, 1– (Paris, 1926– )
AL Aristoteles Latinus: Codices, ed. G. Lacombe et al., i (Rome, 1939), ii (Cambridge, 1955), Supplementa altera (Bruges, Paris, 1961)
Alexander and Temple J.J.G. Alexander and E. Temple, Illuminated Manuscripts in Oxford College Libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1985)
AO J. Foster, Alumni Oxonienses, early series, 4 vols. (Oxford, 1891–2)
Bale, Index John Bale, Index Britanniae scriptorum: John Bale’s Index of British and Other Writers, ed. R. L. Poole and M. Bateson (Oxford, 1902), repr. with an introduction by C. Brett and J. P. Carley (Cambridge, 1990)
BAV Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
BHG Bibliotheca hagiographica Graeca, 3rd ed., 3 vols. (Brussels, 1957)
BHL Bibliotheca hagiographica latina, 2 vols. (Brussels, 1898-1901); suppl. Brussels, 1986
BL British Library, London
Bloomfield M. W. Bloomfield et al., Incipits of Latin Works on the Vices and Virtues, 1100–1500 A. D. (Cambridge, Mass., 1979)
BLR Bodleian Library Record, 1– (Oxford, 1939– )
BMC British Museum, Catalogue of Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century now in the British Museum, 12 vols. (London, 1908–85)
BnF Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Boase1 C. W. Boase, Register of the Rectors and Fellows … of Exeter College Oxford with Illustrative Documents and a History of the College, 2 vols. (Oxford, 1879, 1894)
Boase2 C. W. Boase, Registrum collegii Exoniensis …, new edn., OHS, 27 (Oxford, 1894)
Briquet C-M Briquet, ed. Allan Stevenson, Les filigranes: Dictionnaire historique des marques du papier des leur apparition vers 1292 jusqu'en 1600: A Facsimile of the 1907 edition with supplementary material contributed by a number of scholars, 4 vols. (Amsterdam, 1968)
BRUC A. B. Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Cambridge to 1500 (Cambridge, 1963)
BRUO A. B. Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford to A. D. 1500 (Oxford, 1957–9)
BRUO 1501–1540 A. B. Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford A.D. 1501 to 1540, 3 vols. (Oxford, 1974)
Brou D. L. Brou, The psalter collects from V–VIth century sources (Three Series), Henry Bradshaw Society 83 (London: Henry Bradshaw Society, 1949)
Bruyne D. de Bruyne, Préfaces de la Bible latine (Namur: Auguste Godenne, 1920)
BSB Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich
Bursill-Hall, Census G. L. Bursill-Hall, A Census of Medieval Latin Grammatical Manuscripts (Stuttgart, 1981)
Cameron Angus Cameron, `A List of Old English Texts' in A Plan for the Dictionary of Old English, ed. R. Frank and A. Cameron (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973), pp. 25-306; online: https://tapor.library.utoronto.ca/doe/#listoftext
CBMLC Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues
CCCM Corpus Christianorum, Continuatio Medievalis
CCSL Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina
Chevalier RH, Rep. Hymn. U. Chevalier, Repertorium hymnologicum, 6 vols (Louvain, 1892-1921)
CIC Corpus iuris civilis, i: Institutiones, Digesta, ed. P. Krueger and Th. Mommsen (Berlin, 1870, repr. 1954); ii: Codex Justinianus, ed. P. Krueger (Berlin, 1892)
CMA (E. Bernard), Catalogi manuscriptorum Angliae et Hiberniae (Oxford, 1697)
CPG M. Geerard [et al.], Clavis patrum Graecorum, 2nd ed., 6 vols. (Turnhout, 1974-1987)
CPL E. Dekkers and E. Gaar, Clavis patrum Latinorum, 3rd ed. (Turnhout, 1995)
CPPM Clavis patristica pseudepigraphorum medii aevi (1990-)
CSEL Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum
CUL Cambridge University Library
Dean & Boulton Ruth J. Dean and Maureen B.M. Boulton, Anglo-Norman literature : a guide to texts and manuscripts (London, 1999)
DNB Dictionary of National Biography, now Oxford DNB
DIMEV Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DSO Joannis Duns Scoti doctoris subtilis, ordinis minorum opera omnia. Editio nova juxta editionem Waddingi XII tomos continentem a patribus franciscanis de observantia accurate recognita, 26 vols. (1891, repr. 1969)
Emden BRUC A. B. Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Cambridge to A.D. 1500, 3 vols. (1963)
Emden BRUO A. B. Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Oxford to A.D. 1500, 3 vols. (1957-9)
eTK L. Thorndike and P. Kibre, A catalogue of incipits of mediaeval scientific writings in Latin, 2nd ed (London, 1963); online: http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.31355; electronic edition: http://cctr1.umkc.edu/cgi-bin/medievalacademy (e.g. eTK 0447A, column number with added letters for entries)
eVK Linda Ehrsam Voigts and Patricia Deery Kurtz, Scientific and Medical Writings in Old and Middle English: An Electronic Reference CD, revised digital edition (2019)
GCS Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller
Glorieux Arts. P. Glorieux, La Faculté des arts et ses maîtres au XIIIe siècle (Paris, 1971)
Glorieux Théol. P. Glorieux, Répertoire des maîtres en théologie de Paris au XIIIe siècle, 2 vols. (Paris, 1933-4)
Goy Rudolf Goy, Die Überlieferung der Werke Hugos von St Viktor (Stuttgart, 1976)
Grégoire R. Grégoire, Homéliaires liturgiques médiévaux : analyse de manuscrits (Spoleto, 1980)
GW Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke (https://www.gesamtkatalogderwiegendrucke.de/)
Heawood Edward Heawood, Watermarks mainly of the 17th and 18th centuries. Hilversum (The Paper Publications Society) 1950 (Monumenta Chartae Papyraceae, vol. I).
Hain L. Hain, Repertorium bibliographicum, 8 vols. (Stuttgart, 1826-38, repr. Milan, 1948), with Supplement by W. A. Copinger (London, 1895-1902; repr. Milan, 1950)
Hutter I. Hutter, Corpus der byzantinischen Miniaturenhandschriften (1977-1997)
ICO Ioannis Chrysostomi Opera Omnia, ed. S. Gelenius (Basel, 1547)
IMEP Index of Middle English Prose
IMEV, IMEV(S), NIMEV The Index of Middle English Verse (1943), Supplement (1965), A New Index of Middle English Verse (2005)
IPMEP R.E. Lewis, N.F. Blake, and A.S.G. Edwards, The Index of Printed Middle English Prose (1985)
ISTC Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (https://data.cerl.org/istc/_search)
Jaffé P. Jaffé, Regesta pontificum Romanorum : ab condita ecclesia ad annum post Christum natum MCXCVIII, 3rd ed., 3 vols (2016-)
Jolliffe P. S. Jolliffe, A Check-List of Middle English Prose Writings of Spiritual Guidance (New York, 1985)
Kaeppeli T. Kaeppeli, Scriptores Ordinis Praedicatorum Medii Aevi, 4 vols. (Rome, 1970-1993)
LALME Angus McIntosh, M. L. Samuels, et al., A Linguistic Atlas of Later Mediaeval English, 4 vols. (Aberdeen, 1988)
Lambert B. Lambert, Bibliotheca Hieronymiana manuscripta. La tradition manuscrite des œuvres de Saint Jérôme (1969-1972)
Lapidge & Sharpe Michael Lapidge and Richard Sharpe, A bibliography of Celtic-Latin literature 400-1200 (Dublin, 1985)
Laud Exhib An Exhibition of Manuscripts to Commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the Birth of Archbishop Laud 7 October 1573-10 January 1634 (Oxford, 1973)
MGH Monumenta Germaniae Historica. For the abbreviations for individual series, and links to online volumes, see http://www.mgh.de/dmgh/linking/kuerzel/
MLGB Medieval Libraries of Great Britain: A List of Surviving Books, 2nd ed. (1964), 3rd digital edition
OT S. J. Ogilvie-Thomson (ed.), The Index of Middle English Prose VIII: Manuscripts Containing Middle English Prose in Oxford College Libraries (Cambridge, 1991)
P&A Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 3 vols. (1966-1973); concordance and supplement by B. Barker-Benfield, 1974
PG Patrologia Graeca
PL Patrologia Latina
PLS Patrologiae cursus completus a J.P. Migne editus et Parisiis anno Domini 1844 excusus. Series Latina : supplementum, ed. A. Hamman, 5 vols. (1958-1974)
RGK Repertorium Der Griechischen Kopisten 800 - 1600
Salmon P. Salmon, Les ‘Tituli psalmorum’ des manuscrits latins (Rome: Abbaye Saint-Jérôme; Vatican City: Libreria Vaticana, 1959)
SAO Sancti Anselmi Opera, ed. F. S. Schmitt, 6 vols in 2, 1968
SBO Sancti Bernardi Opera, ed. J. Leclerq, C. H. Talbot, H. M. Rochais, 8 vols. (1957-77)
SChr Sources chrétiennes (Paris, 1941-)
Schneyer Johannes Baptist Schneyer [et al.], Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones des Mittelalters für die Zeit von 1150-1350, 11 vols. (1969-1990)
Schulte J. F. Schulte, Die geschichte der quellen und literatur de canonischen rechts von Gratian bis auf die Gegenwart, 3 vols. in 4 (Stuttgart, 1875-1880)
Sharpe Handlist R. Sharpe, A Handlist of the Latin Writers of Great Britain and Ireland before 1540 (Turnhout, 1997); ‘Additions and Corrections (1997-2001)’, Publications of the Journal of Medieval Latin 1 (2001), 913-44
SK D. Schaller and E. Könsgen, Initia carminum Latinorum saeculo undecimo antiquiorum (1977) [digitized]
Stegmüller Sent. F. Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum in Sententias Petri Lombardi, 2 vols. (Würzburg, 1947); supplement by V. Doucet, Quaracchi, 1954
Stegmüller F. Stegmüller, Repertorium Biblicum Medii Aevi, 11 vols. (Madrid, 1940 [recte 1950] - 1980) [vols. 8-11 by V. Reinhardt] online: http://www.repbib.uni-trier.de/cgi-bin/rebihome.tcl
USTC Universal Short Title Catalogue (https://www.ustc.ac.uk/)
VD16 Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts (https://www.bsb-muenchen.de/sammlungen/historische-drucke/recherche/vd-16/)
Verfasserlexikon Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters: Verfasserlexikon, ed. Kurt Ruh et al. (Berlin, 1978-)
Walther = WIC H. Walther, Initia carminum ac versuum Medii Aevi posterioris Latinorum (Göttingen, 1959; suppl. 1969)
Watson DMO Andrew G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984)
Watson Savile Andrew G. Watson, The Manuscripts of Henry Savile of Banke (London, 1969)
WZIS Wasserzeichen-Informationssystem (https://www.wasserzeichen-online.de)
Zumkeller A. Zumkeller, Manuskripte von Werken der Autoren des Augustiner-Eremitenordens in mitteleuropäischen Bibliotheken (1966)