List of Folger Institute resources

This article lists various resources useful to Folger Institute faculty and other scholars. For more information on site-specific Folger Shakespeare Library resources, please consult Digital resources at the Folger.

Libraries, electronic texts, and indexes


American Antiquarian Society
Bibliothèque Nationale
The Bodleian Library
The British Library
Cambridge University Library
Herzog August Bibliothek
The Huntington Library
The Library of Congress
The National Archives
The National Sporting Library
The Newberry Library--for more information on the Folger's relationship with The Newberry Library, see Folger Institute and Newberry Library reciprocity agreement.

Electronic texts and indexes

Brown University Women Writers Project
CERES (Cambridge English Renaissance Electronic Service)
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (MIT)
Early Modern Culture Links
Early Stuart Libels
The English Renaissance in Context
The E-Text Center at the University of Virginia
EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe
Folger Digital Texts
History On-Line
John Foxe’s Book of Martrys Variorum Edition
Leonardo da Vinci and his Treatise on Painting
Online Dictionary for Library and Information Sciences
The Perdita Project
Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online
Shakespearean Prompt Books
Sixteenth Century Collections in North American Research Libraries
Voice of the Shuttle
The World of Shakespeare's Sonnets: An Introduction

Listservs and journals


Ficino--An interdisciplinary Renaissance listserv.
H-Albion--The H-Net discussion network for British and Irish history.
Shaksper--The global electronic Shakespeare conference.
SHARP-L--The electronic conference for the history of print culture.


Early English Studies
Early Modern Culture
Early Modern Literary Studies
Shakespeare Quarterly

Research centers and societies

Research centers

Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Center for British and Irish Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder Centre for Early Modern Studies at the University of Aberdeen Center for Medieval Studies at the University of Minnesota Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at Maryland The Center for Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto Centre for Research in Early English Drama The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance at the University of Warwick City University of New York's Renaissance Studies Program Columbia University Interdepartmental Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Studies Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies at the University of Arizona emwo (the early modern web at Oxford) The Group for Early Modern Studies at the University of Arizona HoBo: History of the Book @ Oxford Keogh-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies Making Publics: Media, Markets, and Association in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700, at McGill University The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee Medieval Studies Institute at Indiana University Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen St. Andrews Reformation Institute UCSB Early Modern Center USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute


American Historical Association American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) American Society for Legal History Bibliographical Society of America Early Book Society John Donne Society The Malone Society North American Conference on British Studies Shakespeare Birthplace Trust The Renaissance Society of America Shakespeare Association of America Sixteenth Century Society & Conference Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing Society for Reformation Studies Society for Renaissance Studies Society for the Study of Early Modern Women