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Welcome to the ENGL 317: Shakespeare and Popular Culture Guide! This guide compiles the resources you need do research in this course. If you are ever stuck in your research, don't hesitate to reach out to Hedda Monaghan at

Finding Books

The best way to find books from the Henry Whittemore Library is to search the Minuteman Library Network Catalog. The Henry Whittemore Library is a member of the Minuteman Library Network. With a library card from Henry Whittemore Library you can request books from any library in the network. Books will typically be ready to pick up in 2 - 5 days. If a books is already checked out to another borrower, it can take 2 weeks or more.

Finding Scholarly Sources

Ram Search

Ram Search searches across almost everything the library subscribes to. It can be a good starting point for your research. Ram Search can be used to find scholarly and popular literature.

EBSCO Search Box

Ram Search

Search for articles, journals, and more!

Discipline-Specific Databases

Discipline-specific databases focus on literature from a particular discipline or disciplines.

Discipline-Specific Resources

The Discipline-specific databases listed above are only accessible to Framingham State University students, faculty, and staff. There are also some incredible discipline-specific resources available to anyone online.

The Kit Marlowe Project is a good example of a quality discipline-specific resource open to anyone. The Kit Marlowe Project is also relevant to your research for this course.

Boston Public Library eCard

The Boston Public Library offers many more resources for finding primary and secondary sources! To obtain an eCard follow the directions in the link below. The Boston Public Library eCard is available to anyone who lives, works, or studies in Massachusetts. 


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Hedda Monaghan
Henry Whittemore Library
(508) 626-4664