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Free Resources: Shakespeare’s Macbeth in askSam Searchable Database

Posted Sep 21, 2005
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A free, searchable database containing the text of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth has been released by askSam Systems.

The text from Macbeth is available in a searchable, hypertext-linked askSam database. The individual scenes are divided into separate documents in the database. This allows users to easily search and locate scenes pertaining to specific topics, the announcement states.

The askSam version allows users to search, browse, and analyze the text. They can either view the text online or download the searchable version of Macbeth with the free askSam viewer, available at

The downloadable version provides students and scholars with powerful features to search and analyze the text of the play, according to the askSam announcement.

In addition to Macbeth, askSam has prepared free searchable versions of the following:

- The Bible
- 9-11 Commission Report
- Patriot Act
- Sarbanes-Oxley Act
- Transcripts from the 2004 Presidential Debates

More information on these and other files is available at

Source: askSam Systems,

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