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Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature

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

Shakespeare Institute Library

The Shakespeare Institute is a research and postgraduate centre within the University of Birmingham, based in Stratford-upon-Avon. 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. Check out our virtual tour.

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.



For more information see The Shakespeare Institute Library webpages.

Virtual Tour of the SIL

Click this link for a Virtual Tour of the SIL

SI Library Online

The Library runs a Twitter feed and blog highlighting collections, resources, events and exhibitions.

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