Answered By: Reference Staff
Last Updated: Jun 03, 2019     Views: 32

Walker Library has many sources that would be helpful when researching a topic about Shakespeare and / or his plays. 

  • The Library Catalog is excellent for finding books and ebooks on your topic. (e.g. "shakespeare AND feminism")  Books offer background information from dictionaries / encyclopedias.  
  • They can help in focusing your topic. 
    • The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare
    • Dictionary of Shakespeare
  • The English Language & Literature guide provides a starting place with recommendations for finding articles, journals, encyclopedias, and more. 
    • JSTOR
    • MLA Bibliography
    • Literature Online (LION)
  • Journals A-Z lets you search for "shakespeare" to bring up journals on Shakespeare and his works.  
    • Shakespeare (London, England),
    • Shakespeare Bulletin,
    • Shakespeare Quarterly


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