This guide is designed to help you research Shakespeare’s life, using resources both inside and outside the library. If you have questions about using these resources, please see Ms. Beeman or any of the library staff.
Research in the Library
Start with these call numbers:
- JNF and NF 822.33 (Shakespeare’s life and plays)
- JNF and NF 792.0942 (theater information)
- JNF and NF 942.055 (Elizabethan history)
- DVD 822.33 (movies)
World Book Online
Username: SHBlibrary; Password: SHBlibresource
Use World Book to search for articles, e-books, images, videos and more about Shakespeare and life in Elizabethan England.
- Folger Shakespeare Library
- Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
- Shakespeare’s Globe Discovery Space
- William Shakespeare in Quarto (British Library)
“It’s not enough to speak, but to speak true.” — A Midsummer Night’s Dream