The WSU Library has a modest collection of researched materials. For most research topics, you will be able to locate credible books within our collection. Use the WSU Library Catalog (linked below) to locate books in our library.
The "How do I...Find Books" guide (here's link) will instruct you on how to locate materials in the WSU Library Catalog, WorldCat, request items from other libraries, and more.
Most of the books about Shakespeare and his works are located in the Main Collection (2nd Floor) in the section starting with the call number: PR2800. The majority of the library's book collection is organized by subject, which makes browsing the shelves for additional books an effective method for locating additional researched books. For more information about call numbers, visit the What's a Call Number? page.
For some topics you may discover that the Krueger library does not own enough books or other materials for you to develop a thoughtful and in-depth understanding of the topic. The Krueger Library has a great collection; however, it is modest in size when you compare to the University of Minnesota or University of Wisconsin. We are fortunate, though, that when the Krueger Library does not own the book, article, films, music score, CD, or other materials, you may request it from another library using the Krueger Library Interlibrary Loan Service. This service is not for textbooks; textbooks are available at the WSU bookstore.
When searching for books, use the database called Worldcat (linked below). You will also find instructions on how to request books through WorldCat on the Find Books (Step-by-Step) Guide.