1. Celebrating the Art and Science of Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece:  A Research Guide created by the Douglas D. Schumann Library and Learning Commons at Wentworth Institute of Technology 

2. Frankenstein: a Research Guide created by the Cardinal Cushing Library at Emmanuel College 

3. A Matter of Life and Death: A Research Guide created by the MPCHS Library 

4. Excellent “Why Frankenstein Is Still Relevant” series from Slate 

including “A Cheat-Sheet Guide to Frankenstein and Its Legacy for Scientific Innovation” 

“How Franken- Lurched Its Way Into Our Lexicon” : 


“The Problem with Playing God” : 

“The Weird Science that Inspired Mary Shelley to Write Frankenstein” : 

“What Frankenstein Has to Do With Anti-Vaxxers”: 

“The Heated 19th-Century Debate Over Animal Experimentation”: 

 “What A.I. Researchers Can Learn from Frankenstein—by our keynote speaker Charlotte Gordon! 

“How Frankenstein’s Monster Became Sexy” : 

and “How Frankenstein Helps a Modern Bioengineer Think about His Own Work” : 

5. A vast compendium of info about Shelley, the novel, and its after-life in popular culture, created by Keats-Shelley Association of America: 

This includes a section on teaching Frankenstein: 

The “Teaching Frankenstein” section includes these articles from The New York Times: 

6. Arizona State and their Center for Science and the Imagination have been working on this Frankenstein project for a couple of years. The homepage is especially rich.  Check out the game: 

7.  In addition to its new volume Frankenstein, Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds, MIT’s commitment to the text includes this fantastic resource: 

See especially the “essays” and “media” tabs. 

8. A Library Guide created by WIT’s Schumann Library and Learning Commons: 

9.  For enthusiasts of geography and the digital humanities, see this Frankenstein atlas: 

10. A fabulous Medical Humanities site from Stanford that explores Frankenstein: 

11. A public humanities article on Mary Shelley’s mother, the feminist Mary Wollstonecraft:

12.  For business and finance students, see The Fear Index by Robert Harris, a well written, highly relevant contemporary novel about artificial intelligence and the stock market:

13. An hour-long radio show about Frankenstein; the second half includes a broad-ranging conversation about the many approaches we can take to Shelley’s text: