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Shakespeare Project Pathfinder
The following are resources specifically chosen to assist you in your Shakespeare project for Mr. Johnston. You may "Edit this page" to add any additional resources missing from this site, or use the "discussion" tab above to request more information, report bad links or suggest other changes, only after you register as a member of this site. I welcome your thoughtful input and feedback. -- Ms. Clothier
The information is organized into the following sections:
Database resources (password required - see Mrs. Johnston)
Free online resources (no password needed)
Books from our library
Images and media
Other libraries' pathfinders
1. Database Resources (see Mrs. Johnston or Ms. Clothier for passwords)
Timeline of events, people, arts, and inventions
The author and his works - William Shakespeare
eLibrary: Topic search: World History > Global Timeline > Early Modern Europe >
(Includes art, architecture, science, philosophy.)
eLibrary: Topic search:
Shakespeare and the Renaissance
(full text documents only).
World Book Encyclopedia Research Guide
: Links to related World Book articles, study questions, and additional resources
2. Free Online Resources
Skakespeare and His Works
Mr. Shakespeare and the Internet
: a compendium of Shakespeare information, including
a timeline of Shakespeare's life and works
: Interactive Shakespeare site, including videos, timeline, world events, etc.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
: all the plays online and in the public domain.
Internet Shakespeare Editions
scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare's plays, multimedia explorations of the context of Shakespeare's life and works, and records of his plays in performance"
PBS' In Search of Shakespeare
: "Explore the events that shaped the man behind the words"
Shmoop's Guide to
Background Information/Historical Perspective
Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature
Life in Elizabethan England
3. Books from Our Library
: the graphic novel
William Shakespeare & the Globe
Shakepeare and His Theatre
Life in the Elizabethan Theater
The Age of Shakespeare
A Dictionary of Who, What, and Where in Shakespeare
Shakespeare : His Work & His World
Life During the Renaissance
English Social History
Shakespeare and His World
Behind the Mask
Shakespeare of London
R 909 DUR
The Story of Civilization
R 909.8 MID
The Sixteenth Century
Please see the bookshelf in the library for the many print materials on Shakespeare and the Elizabethan era.
4. Copyright Friendly Images for Your Poster and/or Presentation
Wikimedia Commons: Category - William Shakespeare
. You may have to search, but there are good images here for you to use.
And if you don't find anything there, try this:
Copyright-Friendly and Copyleft Images and Sound (Mostly!)
4. Other Libraries' Pathfinders
Springfield Township HS Virtual Library:
Lakewood City Schools Shakespeare Pathfinder:
William Shakespeare, The Globe Theater, and the Elizabethan Worldview
5. Citation Guide
OWL at Purdue
: MLA Formatting and Style Guide
: The most definitive citation builder of the online sites.
help on how to format text
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