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Collection Development

Theatre & Performing Arts Collections Data Guide

Database Usage Statistics

Usage of Theatre & Performing Arts Databases: 2017-2021

Database Searches
  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Black Drama, Second Edition 1,147 295 1
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 181,782 193,214 168,223 124,281 129,335
Film & Television Literature Index 17,187 21,957 22,826 15,228 19,081
Humanities Abstracts 15,205 21,563 21,584 21,584 18,582
JSTOR 69,101 88,795 219,548 107,242 87,784
Kanopy 20 432 2,086 2,808
Literature Online (LION) 1,085 15,068 14,024 12,860 12,507
MLA International Bibliography 782 1,980 22,767 19,059 21,016
Nineteenth Century Collections Online 43 54 43 51 9
Performing Arts Periodicals Database 16,209 17,685 13,819 11,135 13,723
Play Index 13,355 19,431 19,336 18,980 17,819
Project Muse 4,494 4,147 2,303 2,144 1,564

Top 10 Journals

The lists of Top 10 journals by subject were extracted from Journal Citation Reports database. The Libraries own or have access to all titles linked below.
View definitions of Journal Impact Factor, Eigenfactor Score, and Article Influence Score.

Top 10 Journals

Journal Name ISSN Total Citations 2021 Journal Impact Factor Eigenfactor Score Article Influence Score
Theatre Journal 0192-2882 464 N/A 0.001 0.702
RIDE-The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance 1356-9783 406 N/A 0 0.184
Shakespeare Quarterly 0037-3222 386 N/A 0.001 1.813
TDR-The Drama Review-The Journal of Performance Studies 1054-2043 346 N/A 0.001 0.38
Performance Research 1352-8165 266 N/A 0.001 0.101
Contemporary Theatre Review 1048-6801 133 N/A 0 0.266
New Theatre Quarterly 0266-464X 119 N/A 0 0.277
Modern Drama 0026-7694 116 N/A 0 0.154
Comparative Drama 0010-4078 106 N/A 0 0.19
Theatre Dance and Performance Training 1944-3927 103 N/A 0 0.204

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