How to Use the Folger Digital Image Collection (LUNA)
This guide to using the Folger Digital Image Collection was one of several guides written for students by students working under the supervision of Dr. Kristen A. Bennett. These
how toresources for conducting digital, archival, and worldwide library research across topics in early modern English literature were created by undergraduate students in the Spring 2014, ENG 304 class,
Subversion and Scandal in Early Modern Print Culturewith the help of the Faculty Initiatives in Technology grant at Stonehill College. Dr. Bennett and her students kindly gave MoEML permission to republish their guides. Click here for guides to Early English Books Online, the English Broadside Ballad Archive, Project Gutenberg, and the Internet Shakespeare Editions. To see the guides in their original context, along with other materials, visit the English 304 blog.
The Folger Shakespeare Library, founded in 1932 by Henry Folger and Emily Folger and located in Washington D.C., is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare materials. The library also contains various English and continental books from the renaissance and early modern period. In recent years, the Folger has undertaken a massive initiative to digitize many of its rare materials. The Folger Digital Image Collection (often refered to as LUNA) provides open-source, online access to over 70,000 images of books, theater memorabilia, manuscripts, art, and more.