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How to Use This Guide

Welcome to the JGP Library research guide on English playwright, William Shakespeare. On this guide you will find links to databases, books, and websites covering his life, the era in which he lived, and his vast body of written and performed works. Click on the tabs on the left to search for information on your topic, from primary to secondary to tertiary sources. If you have questions at any point in the research process, you can ask any library staff member for help.

Page from Shakespeare's First Folio (collected plays, 1623)

Hamlet - First Folio

A page from Shakespeare's First Folio, originally published in 1623.

Click the image to view the entire First Folio online via the Folger Shakespeare Library.