This handy work lists the basic reference tools for all sorts of literary research. In the online version you can sign up for a free account and collect the resources that will help you with each research project. We have most, although not all, of the tools listed in the Guide.
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Date Coverage:Varies; primarily 1970s-present with some titles covering earlier dates
The ODNB provides concise, illustrated biographies of over 57,000 people associated with the British Isles, from the 4th century BC to the 21st century. This is the first place to go for British biographical information and bibliographies of additional biographical sources. It is updated 3 times each year.
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Print version is available in the Ellis Library reference section at DA28 .O95 2004.
Original 19th century edition is freely available online through the Hathi Trust Digital Library at http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001598808
Shakespeare: A Study and Research Guide
PR2894 .B44 1995
The Jacobean and Caroline Stage
The Elizabethan Stage
Calendar of English Renaissance Drama, 1558-1642
PN2589 .K36 1986
Literary Research and the British Renaissance and Early Modern Period
by Jennifer Bowers; Peggy Keeran
Call Number: PR421.B68 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Updates appear online at http://www.literaryresearchseries.org/