In searching for sources, I have
__ Looked in Library databases and ebooks
__ Started or continued a Works Cited page in Easybib.com
You will need at least THREE sources for your paper. All three must come from a database or ebook.
1. Less is more. The more specific your keywords, the better the results.
2. Try different combinations of keywords to search.
3. Use Advanced Search in any database to narrow results.
4. Email or use "print-friendly".
5. Databases provide the citation for you to copy and paste into Easybib and your notes.
6. Watch out for plagiarism! Don't just copy word for word what you find. Take quality notes!
Try the direct link for all databases at libguides.montytech.net/databases.
Using Follett Shelf:
While the Library is under renovation, books are made available online through Follett Shelf. In order to use Follett Shelf books on a computer, you need to know your login and password, and go to this link: https://wbb17557.follettshelf.com. Search your keywords. Keep in mind that the less keywords the better. You can always read on the computer. If you wish to download this book to read on your own device, please go to this website for instructions.
Daily life in Elizabethan England by Jeffrey Forgeng
Elizabethan England by Stuart Kallen
Elizabethan England by Kathy Elgin (for fashion and costume)
Culture and society in Shakespeare's day by Robert Evans
Literature and the theater in Shakespeare's day by Robert Evans
Shakespeare's life by Brett Foster
William Shakespeare playwright & poet by Emma Carlson Berne
About using print sources: The Monty Tech Library is closed for renovations. Even with the internet, many people prefer using print books. Many print books contain information not available in a digital method. If I'm talking about you, use your public library!
Go to your local library to sign up for a card.
Search by format, keyword, or library. When you have your own library card, you can request any book you find in the system to be sent to your own town library.