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Robin Hood

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Rhead, Louis. Bold Robin Hood and His Outlaw Band: Their Famous Exploits in Sherwood Forest. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1912.

Primary Sources

Catalog at Falvey
Keyword and subject searches in the Library's catalog are good starting points. Search results can be narrowed with facets such as topic, era, language or region. Facets are located on the right hand side of the results screen.

WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

Robin Hood Project
The Robin Hood Project makes available texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information about the Robin Hood stories and other outlaw tales. The project is sponsored by the University of Rochester.

Literature Online (Chadwyck-Healey)
A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose.

Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.

Hathi Trust
Millions of books online. Books published up until 1923 are freely available online. Use the library's catalog or the EZ-Borrow catalog for access to later publications.

Internet Archive
Millions of books, audio and video files online. Books published up until 1923 are freely available as pdf files.

E-ZBorrow and Interlibrary Loan
E-ZBorrow books are provided by a local library network and tend to arrive faster than interlibrary loans.

Aldine Robin Hood Library
http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:294849
This collection contains issues from Aldine's Robin Hood Library. These titles were reprinted several times, sometimes with cover changes. This collection contains representative samples from different runs of the series.

Bush, Bertha E. The Story of Robin Hood. Dansville, NY: F.A. Owen and Hall & McCreary, 1912. http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:276616.

Gerry, C.F. "Robin Hood; or, the Outlaw of Sherwood Forest!" Gleason's Literary Companion 1, no. 11 (March 17, 1860): 161-176. http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:286480.
 

Secondary Sources

Catalog at Falvey
Keyword and subject searches in the Library's catalog are good starting points. Search results can be narrowed with facets such as topic, era, language or region. Facets are located on the right hand side of the results screen.

WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

International Medieval Bibliography (Brepols)
The International Medieval Bibliography (IMB) is a comprehensive bibliography of articles in journals and books.

Iter: Bibliography of Medieval and Renaissance Europe from 400-1700
A bibliography of more than 300 scholarly journal titles pertaining to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

JSTOR
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals and books in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics.

E-ZBorrow and Interlibrary Loan
E-ZBorrow books are provided by a local library network and tend to arrive faster than interlibrary loans.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

A Companion to the Medieval World

Daily Life in Medieval Europe

New Cambridge Medieval History (7 vols.)
A comprehensive history of Europe from 500 to 1500 AD written by leading international scholars.

Medieval England: An Encyclopedia

Medieval History Reference Titles
Selected print and online encyclopedias and companions.

Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 17th edition of the standard style manual used by writers and editors of scholarly books and journals.
For a quick introduction watch the online tutorial A Brief Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style.
Chicago-Style Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to Chicago Style.
Use the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for easy reference.

Spelling Variations

Spelling conventions have changed over time. Track spelling variations related to your topic to improve your search results.

Hood - Hode - Hude - ...
Sherwood - Sherwodde - ...
Robin - Robyn - ...
lyttle - little - ...
yeman - yeoman - ...
forster - forester - ...

Subjects and Keywords

Make a laundry list of relevant subjects and keywords throughout the research process.
Track the source of your subjects.

  • Worldcat/catalog: Robin Hood (Legendary character); Outlaws - Early works to 1800; Outlaws - England; Outlaws in motion pictures; Outlaws in literature; Outlaws - Romances; Ballades, English; ...
  • International Medieval Bibliography: Robin Hood, legendary figure; Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne; Robin Hood and the Forresters; ...
  • MLA International Bibliography: Robin Hood; Robin Hood plays; treatment of Robin Hood; folk literature; ballad; poetry; popular culture; outlaw; ...

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