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Viking History and Society

An exploration of Viking society and culture from the seventh century to the end of the thirteenth century.

Odinn's Death


My name is Christopher Jimenez, Web Services Librarian and Liaison to the History Department. Welcome to the Viking History & Society LibGuide (Originally created for Dr. Kerns' Spring 2018 EUH 4286 class).

This guide provides an introduction to library research services and specific history resources. These resources have been curated with Viking Culture from around 600—1300 CE in mind. Annotation is provided to enlighten the user about each item. Below is a general description of the layout of this guide.

  • Sources - How to differentiate between Scholarly & Popular articles. How to determine if material qualifies as a primary or secondary source.
  • Citation - How to organize your research to effectively write and cite a paper or project.
  • Brainstorm - How to start conducting research.
  • ReferenceReference materials that will form the base of a research project.
  • ArticlesHow to locate scholarly articles that will further your research (Includes Newspaper sources!).
  • Viking Women Warriors - Resources that discuss women in the Viking age. Specifically, their potential status as warriors. 
  • HelpWhere to go if you need a little more help.

Also in this Welcome page are the latest headlines in the History Department and the Department of History Student Organization (DOHGSA). Check out the latest departmental information!

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Christopher Jimenez, FIU Libraries

This LibGuide is provided with an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license. If you would like to reuse any part of this LibGuide for noncommercial educational or instructional purposes, please contact and credit the guide's creator, Christopher Jimenez, Web Services Librarian at the FIU Libraries, and include a link to this guide.