World Shakespeare Bibliography
|World Shakespeare Bibliography|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||EWS|
|Publisher||Johns Hopkins University Press (USA)|
|Publication history||2001 to present|
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1961 and 2009. Containing over 120,000 annotated entries, this collected information provides annotated citations for anyone engaged in research on William Shakespeare or Early Modern Britain. It is the single-largest Shakespeare database in the world.
In 2001, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) awarded the WSB Online the Besterman/McColvin medal for outstanding electronic reference work. In 2006, this ever-expanding digital reference tool, compiled by Dr. James Harner of Texas A&M University, was named as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine. In 2013, Dr. Laura Estill (also of Texas A&M University) joined Dr. Harner as co-editor.
WSB Online is searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, language, publisher, and periodical title. It is international in scope, covering and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe, and nearly every country in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.
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