Articles, books, collections related to the medieval codex in general, the illuminated initial in particular.
- Lighting the Way – How illuminated initials guided medieval readers through books. Well illustrated introduction
- Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms, the online version of the book by Michelle P. Brown
- The Decorated Letter by J.J.G. Alexander
- Vergilius Augusteus, the Earliest Codex Written Entirely in Roman Square Capitals, and the Earliest Codex with a Large Ornamented Initial Letter at the Beginning of Each Page
- Vergilius, Opera
- Vergilius Augusteus
- Codex Argenteus, (Browse).
Digitized manuscript collections
- Highlights from the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
- Collections at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Munchen. For example: Book Illuminations from the Reichenau Monastery
Scripts, writing, typography
- Blackletter resources by Dr. Dan Reynolds has a short history and classification of blackletter scripts plus an extensive list of books and online resources for more information.
- Rubrication design examples, a gallery of typographic and graphics design examples of rubrication, a classic pattern of using red versus black for emphasis.
- Wat zijn eigenlijk lombarden?. 'Lombarden, paragraaf- en semiparagraaftekens in Middelnederlandse epische teksten', Willem Kuiper, 1980
- Goudy Lombardic Capitals
- KPS Fonts, 74 free fonts divided in four groups: paleographic, typographic, interpretations, inventions. The paleographic collection represents a timeline of western scripts, from the second to the eightteenth century.
Books on lettering
- Lettering as drawing : contour and silhouette, by Nicolette Gray
- Medieval Calligraphy: Its History and Technique a comprehensive history and instruction manual by Marc Drogin
- Peregrinations, journal of medieval art & architecture.