"The Lost Plays Database is a wiki-style forum for scholars to share information about lost plays in England, 1570-1642. Its purpose is to add lost plays to scholarly discussions of early modern theatrical activity". The Lost Plays "are a potential source of significant information on playwrights, playing companies, venues in London and the provinces, repertory studies, and audiences". This database provides a browsable catalogue and a searchable collection that allows scholars to discover these works. The digital resource is completely open access.