Sherlockian.Net: Resources online

[Matt Laffey at Sherlockian bookcase]

Eight major Sherlockian sites

I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere
"News And Information About Sherlock Holmes In Popular Culture", edited by Scott Monty and Burt Wolder
• Essential Sherlockian references • Weekly links • Podcast
Operated by Willis Frick
• Sherlockian societies (from a list by Peter Blau) • Sherlockian publications • Sherlockian merchandise and dealers • Manuscripts of canonical stories with their present locations • Members of the Baker Street Irregulars and Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes
Camden House
Operated by David Soucek and others
• The Complete SH, illustrated • Pinacotheca Holmesiana (artwork) • Sounds, music, screensavers • Stories and essays
The Diogenes Club
Operated by David N. Cisler
• The Library (texts) • The Strangers' Room (links) • The Gallery (graphics) • The Secretary's Office (characters and Sherlockians)
The Best of Sherlock Holmes
Operated by Randall Stock
• Sherlockian and Doylean news • Lists of stories and quotations • Manuscripts and first editions
No Place Like Holmes
Operated by Ross K. Foad
• Web drama comedy • News and reviews • Howard Ostrom collection of actors • Diogenes Club library
Operated by Zsófia Marincsák, Edina Jászberényi and Adrienn Fray
• Available in English and Hungarian • Essays by knowledgeable Sherlockians • Actors and adaptations, and their mistakes • List of cases with audiobook links

Introductions and starting points

  • Wikipedia portalMain article on Sherlock Holmes
  • Know Your Meme: "Sherlock"
  • Open Directory listings for Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes
  • The Straight Dope: Did Sherlock Holmes really exist?
  • Television Tropes and Idioms (a good overall survey of things Sherlockian)
  • Life in the New Sherlockian Renaissance
  • A Baker Street Glossary for Beginning Sherlockians
  • Shmoop 'We Speak Student' Sherlock Holmes site
  • A long and excellent general introduction from the Annenberg School
  • The World's Most Famous Detective (

    News and events

  • Matt Laffey's 'Always 1895' blog with regular summaries of what's new in the Sherlockian world
  • Scuttlebutt from the Spermaceti Press — Peter Blau's newsletter of Sherlockian publications and doings • Compilation 1985-2015
  • The District Messenger, Sherlock Holmes Society of London, since 1982
  • Sherlockian Calendar events listing
  • Sherlock Holmes News

    More Sherlockian sites and blogs

  • Sherlock Peoria
  • ScoopIt: Sherlock Holmes
  • ScoopIt: DoyleockianYouTube channel
  • Société Sherlock Holmes de France (news, blog, features)
  • Alistair Duncan: Doyleockian
  • The Ocular Helmsman: "The Personal Effects and Environs"
  • Sherlock Holmes: Backgrounds to a Phenomenon


  • Sherlockian Resources on the Internet: A Survey, by John Bergquist
  • The University of Minnesota Sherlock Holmes Collection, and The Universal Sherlock Holmes
  • Just the Facts Canonical Database by Joseph E. Dierkes
  • The Encyclopedia Sherlockia, by Shahan Cheong
  • A Trifling Reference and Cross-Index of the Cases
  • The Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
  • Sherlock Holmes Wiki (in German)
  • Sherlockian.Net: Books, journals and libraries
  • Indexes to classic Sherlockian works, pastiches, other material
  • Everything Sherlock Holmes

    Social media and forums

  • The Hounds of the Internet, with The View Halloa, by Rosemary Michaud
  • The John H. Watson Society
  • Art in the Blood
  • 221B Baker Street online community
  • WelcomeHolmesUnofficial homepage
  • Livejournal community
  • Mystery Net Community
  • FanForum: Sherlock
  • Sherlockian entities on FacebookSherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle Books,
  • The newsgroup, via Google Groups | | Newsville
  • Discussion groups on Yahoo221B
  • Sherlock Holmes Group on Google+
  • The Insidious Ring of Moriarty

    Also available on Sherlockian.Net

  • Sherlockian societiesFandom
  • Miscellaneous Sherlockian web sites
  • Of collateral interest
  • Teaching Sherlock Holmes
  • Tumblrs
  • Podcasts
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