Helpful Links


Absolute Shakespeare
A comprehensive site dealing with the Bard's life and work.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Free online versions of Shakespeare's work.

The Norton Shakespeare
Our textbook website, which includes study resources.

Shakespeare and the Internet
An online annotated guide to scholarly Shakespeare resources available online, including criticism and lots of helpful links. A bit messy in design, but contains useful stuff.

The Shakespeare Resource Center
Collected links from all over to help you find information on William Shakespeare.

Shmoop: Shakespeare
Information written primarily by Ph.D. and Masters students from top universities like Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, and Yale.

If you are using the following links from an off-campus computer, you will be prompted to enter your IVCC ID number, which is located under the bar code on your ID card. It is 14 digits and begins with 24611.

Academic Search Premier
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

EBSCO Host eBook Collection
The electronic book collection of EBSCO host, including a link to Literature and Criticism.

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Gale Literature Criticism Online
Gale Literature Criticism Online has access to Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism and Drama Criticism as well as a listing of the other Gale resources that include articles on the search topic.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
This collection includes journal articles and eBook versions of Drama for Students, Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, Literary Newsmakers for Students, Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, The American Dream, War and Peace, Nonfiction Classics for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Shakespeare for Students, and Short Stories for Students, as well as titles in medicine and social sciences.

IVCC Stylebook
IVCC's formatting and style guide, which includes information on using and documenting sources.

MagillOnLiterature Plus
MagillOnLiterature Plus,
produced by Salem Press, is the premier literary database, combining MagillOnLiterature and MagillOnAuthors. This database includes all the literary works, reviewed critical analyses and brief plot summaries that are included in MagillOnLiterature, as well as all the biographies and author essays included in MagillOnAuthors.

NoodleBib Citation Generator
NoodleBib software helps you conduct research and cite sources according to common documentation styles, including MLA.