Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Online

Perhaps our most important resource.  Use this to find out etymology and historical meanings for Shakespeare's language.

MLA Bibliography

Use this resource to look up scholarly articles on Shakespeare and other literary subjects

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Browse and download images of early modern books.

Literature Online

A database that allows you to search for single words in thousands of Renaissance texts.

Penn's Library Home Page

The starting point for all of Penn's library resources, including Franklin, the library's electronic catalog.

SCETI (Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text Imaging)

Look at digital images of all of Penn's Shakespeare materials (including the first folio).

Oxford Classical Dictionary Online

Wondering who Niobe was? Perhaps you want to know more about Ceres and Juno?  This resource tells you all you'd ever want to know about classical mythology.