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TA 571/HUM 561- Playscript Interpretation: Home

Recommended Article Databases

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 . 

Play Databases and Indexes

U of L Libraries Catalog- for Books, Play Scripts, Articles, and More

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. 

Searching the U of L Libraries Catalog (video tutorial)

Below is a short tutorial on searching within the library catalog.

Lili P. Segal Memorial Theater Collection

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.

Choosing the Best Resource & Evaluating Information

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.

Selected Books