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A research guide for students in English 418: Shakespeare.
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This is a research guide for students in English 418: Shakespeare.  Here you will find:

Reference Works: including both print and electronic reference resources on Shakespeare, like encyclopedias, bibliographies, dictionaries, and concordances

Finding Books: tips for searching the library catalog and where to look for critical texts on Shakespeare in the Library stacks

Finding Articles: recommended databases for critical articles on Shakespeare and a list of some of the major peer-reviewed journals

Primary Sources: where to find primary sources and historical materials from Shakespeare's time, both online and in print in the Library.


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If you're having trouble using library resources or conducting your research, don't hesitate to contact the Literatures and Languages Library for help. Visit us at 225 Main Library, or contact the English and Digital Humanities Librarian Harriett Green by phone at 217-333-4942 or by e-mail.  For more information, visit the Literatures and Languages Library's website.

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