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If you're just starting out as a theatre student and need to get some background/fundamentals, the following can help:
To search all of Schewe's databases, use the following:
To search databases that have considerable amounts of theatre content in them, consider the following:
Fine Arts (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
This music and art database provides access to over 10,000,000 articles sourced over 250 full-text fine arts journals. This database will appeal to students interested in drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Theatre in Video: Volume 1 This link opens in a new window
A collection of theater documentaries, performances, and interviews.
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
This modern languages database indexes over 2.2 millions books, articles and websites having to do with modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore. No direct full-text, but provides many links to external full-text content.
Literature Resource Center (Gale) This link opens in a new window
The literature database provides the world's most comprehensive collection of information about literature and authors. Includes full-text coverage of over 350 scholarly journals and literary magazines. Also includes critical essays, author bios and book reviews.
Here are some searches that will get you a variety of theatre books:
Here are some contemporary works that a theatre major might find useful:
You can find reliable and high-quality videos on a variety of topics below:
You can find reliable and high-quality theatre videos on the following topics:
Here are some websites which might be helpful for a theatre student:
For help citing materials, click below:
For help citing in the Chicago Manual of Style format, which is often used in theatre, consider using Schewe Library's Chicago citation guide: