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Library of Congress Classification System
For Literature, see P
For Shakespeare, see PR2199-PR3195: English Literature-Renaissance period (1500-1640).

Sample Search
Note that a word or term may be searched in various parts--or fields--of the Spring Hill College Library Catalog. Click these links to search: Shakespeare in the Author field | or | Shakespeare in the Title field | or | Shakespeare as Subject keyword

Each record display contains several types of information: Some information identifies the item (title, author, etc), some aids in locating the item (call number) and some classifies the item (subject headings). Click the subject links attached to individual records of interest to obtain similar items.

Library Resources: Encyclopedia, Dictionaries, etc.
An Oxford Reference book online.
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Oxford Companion to Shakespeare. Michael Dobson, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. REF PR 2892 .094 2001.
The 1914 Oxford edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare: 37 plays, 154 sonnets and miscellaneous verse.
The Oxford Shakespeare via Bartleby
The Harvard Concordance to Shakespeare. Marvin Spivack Cambridge, MA: Harvard U.P. 1973
REF PR 2892.S62.
A collection of materials relevant to the study of Shakespeare. The Shakespeare Collection
Narrative and Dramatic Sources of Shakespeare. Geoffrey Bullogh, ed. 8 vols. London: Routledge, New York Columbia U.P. 1957-1975
REF PR2952.5 .B8 Vols 1-8
Extensive online resources and texts.
The Bartleby Shakespeare Page
Best Databses Choices
  Select these databases for information specifically about Shakespeare and his works.
The complete works of Shakespeare, comedies, tragedies, histories, and sonnets.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Edited by G. Blakemore Evans Published by the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.
Shakespearean Prompt-Books of the Seventeenth Century
Additional Databases
  While not focused exclusively on the Bard, choose these databases for extensive coverage of Shakespeare
Modern Language Association (MLA)
from EBSCO
Masterfile Premier
from the Galegroup
Gale Literary Resources
Selected Websites
  Here are a few selected web pages dealing with William Shakespeare and his works.
Includes many links to pages related to Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
From the University of Victoria, BC, Life and Times is organised like a book. Shakespeare's Life and Times
Each link is evaluated.  A search for Shakespeare returns over a dozen pages on Shakespeare and a few related sites. The Librarians Index to the Internet
Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works. Folgers Shakespeare Library
Last Update:
October 27 2005
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