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Shakespeare - A Research & Reference Guide: Books

Last Updated: May 24, 2024 3:12 PM

Finding Books

Search UB Libraries Catalog to locate books on your topic

There are four basic ways to search the Catalog:

Keywords (use the Boolean operator "AND" to connect key terms) 
Sample search: hamlet AND criticism

Title (omit initial articles such as ‘the' and ‘a') 
Sample search: Cambridge companion to Shakespeare on film

Subject (use Library of Congress subject headings
Sample search: shakespeare , william , 1564-1616 -- adaptations

Author (last name, first) 
sample search: bono , barbara

To browse in the book or reference collections for titles focusing on Shakespeare, look for call numbers within the range: PR 2750+

For more help searching the CatalogAsk a Librarian for assistance.


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Laura Taddeo
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Subjects: English