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Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature: Welcome

Subject support from Library Services for staff and students in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature.



Welcome to the Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature Subject Pages

This page brings together key resources for the students of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature

Use the tabs above to help you find books, ebooks, articles, journals and more.

Getting Started

Here are a few important resources to help you on your way:

Shakespeare Institute Library

The Shakespeare Institute is a research and postgraduate centre within the University of Birmingham. The library has been developed as a working collection for the Institute's members and also serves as the University's central resource for English renaissance literature. As one of the top libraries for the study of Shakespeare in Europe it is used by UK and international Shakespeare scholars.

The Library contains 60,000 volumes, archives, manuscripts, and audio-visual collections. We aim to collect every significant publication for the study of Shakespeare and Renaissance drama and the supporting collections cover literary, cultural, political, religious, and social history of the period.

Academic Skills Team

Academic Skills Advisors

One-to-one and group sessions are available from Academic Skills Advisors, delivered in appointment rooms. Please contact the Academic Skllls Team to book.