Use these databases to find scholarly articles, critical essays, historical information, reviews, and other theatre related literature. Most of the databases are multidisciplinary, cover various time periods, and include different types of resources. In order to see a description of what a database contains, hover over the database name .
The catalog can be used to search for a variety of books on theatre related topics, including individual plays and anthologies. It is also a great source for critical and interpretative essays or background information. The catalog includes information in various formats including books, videos, and a selection of articles.
Below is a short tutorial on searching within the library catalog.
The Lili P. Segal Memorial Theater Collection includes videos relating to the theater, the performing arts and theater history with a primary focus on videotaped productions of actual stage performances.
It is important to evaluate information that you find in print and online sources, especially those found through commercial sites like Google. Using the appropriate search tools can help with this. See the following links for evaluating information sources and choosing appropriate tools/sources for scholarly research.