Subject guides are designed to help students begin the research process, find reputable sources, and save time.
CALL NUMBER RANGE
|Drama (works about drama in a literary form)||PN 1600-1861|
|Theater (works about drama as acted on stage)||PN 2200-3307|
Reference books provide background information and overviews on a given topic. Some relevant reference books in theater include:
Periodical databases group together journal, magazine, and newspaper articles
by subject. They also usually provide abstracts (brief summaries) and the full
text of the articles.
Infotrac is a brand name for several databases with coverage from 1980 to the
present. Most useful for drama and theater
topics are the InfoTrac Expanded Academic ASAP, OneFile. A few examples of magazines
and journals included are: American Drama, American Theatre, Arts Journal:
The Daily Digest of Arts, Costume, Comparative Drama, Drama: The Quarterly Theatre
Review, Modern Drama, New Theatre Quarterly, Performing Arts Journal, Plays,
Shakespeare Quarterly, Shakespeare Newsletter, Shakespeare Studies, Shakespeare
Survey, TDR: The Drama Review, Theatre, Theatre History Studies, Theatre Journal,
Theatre Notebook, Theatre Research International, Theatre Survey.
Infotrac allows you to limit your results to articles only from scholarly journals by checking the box "Refereed titles."
Library of Congress Internet Resources for Music, Theater, and Dance www.loc.gov/rr/perform/new.internet.resources.html
Drama Library: Homepages Developed http://vl-theatre.com/
A collection of Web pages useful for those doing research in theater. Created by Liz Fugate, Librarian at the Drama Library, University of Washington Libraries.
Artslynx International Theatre Resources http://www.artslynx.org/theatre
A collection of Web pages ranging from acting to world theatre. Edited by Richard Finkelstein, professor of theatre design.
Performing Arts Links http://www.theatrelibrary.org/links
A collection of theater and performing arts Web sites with an international focus. Edited by Maria Teresa Iovinelli, Burcardo Library and Theatre Collection in Rome.
Theatre and Drama / WWW Virtual Library http://www.vl-theatre.com
Provides links to international online articles, journals, museums, organizations and theatre companies, etc. Developed by CTI Center for Textual Studies, Oxford.
Visual and Performing Arts http://infomine.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/search?arts
A searchable database of scholarly resources on the Internet related to the visual and performing arts. Developed by Infomine.
Voice of the Shuttle: Drama, Theater, & Performance Art Studies http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=782
A collection of selected links to Web resources related to theatre and drama. Created by University of California, Santa Barbara, English Department.
Yahoo Theater Subject Directory http://dir.yahoo.com/arts/performing_arts/theater/
An online guide to professionally-evaluated Web sites related to theater.
Working in the Theatre http://americantheatrewing.org/wit (American Theatre Wing)
An acclaimed fixture on New York television and in the theatre community for 30 years, the American Theatre Wing's "Working in the Theatre" offers an unprecedented forum for the meeting of theatrical minds.
McCoy’s Guide to Theatre and Performance Studies http://www2.stetson.edu/csata/thr_guid.html
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare http://www.-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/works.html
Complete works of William Shakespeare, including Internet resources, a discussion area, quotations, and a glossary.
Interactive site to increase the popular understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Resources on the Internet http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/searching.htm
A true search engine attempts to build indices to "all that is out there" via automated information gathering programs known as robots or spiders, and then lets you search the indices by keyword(s).
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet http://shakespeare.palomar.edu
Provides links to online scholarly resources as well as new Shakespeare materials, such as a genealogy, a time line, information about the Shakespeare canon, etc.