This guide provides the best practices and reference resources, both print and electronic, that can be used in conducting research on literature of the British Renaissance and Early Modern Period. This volume seeks to address specific research characteristics integral to studying the period, including a more inclusive canon and the predominance of Shakespeare.
Jennifer Bowers is assistant professor and the Social Sciences Reference Librarian at the University of Denver Penrose Library. Peggy Keeran is professor and the Arts and Humanities Reference Librarian at the University of Denver Penrose Library. The authors are co-editors of the series Literary Research: Strategies and Sources and the authors of the first volume of the series, Literary Research and the British Romantic Era: Strategies and Sources (Scarecrow, 2005).