Databases for Theatre Arts


THEATRE ONLINE

Theatre in Video  (Alexander Street Press)
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Contains more than 250 of the world´ s most important plays, together with more than 100 video documentaries, all online in streaming video. From the most important productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, Theatre in Video offers more than 500 hours of online streaming video, and covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Users can bookmark specific scenes and then include those online links in their papers or course reserves. User guide for Alexander Street Press


Films On Demand Master Academic Collection   (Films Media Group)
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Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that provides the ability to view digital video in real time. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. The collection includes over 5,600 full length programs including 4,000 titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, 1,600 in Science & Mathematics, 1,100 in Health & Medicine, and 700 in Business & Economics.

DATABASES

Academic Search Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Click here for a journal title list. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


International Bibliography of Theater and Dance  (EBSCOhost)
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International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text contains all of the content available in International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance as well as full text for 100 titles, including Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more. Additional full text available includes more than 50 books & monographs. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Credo Reference
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Offering access to over 1 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all types of reference books : dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations, and subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature. User guide for


Film and Television Literature Index    (EBSCOhost)
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A comprehensive bibliographic database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing. Subject coverage includes film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications and selected coverage of 300 more. Publications include Film Journal International, Journal of British Cinema and Television, Film Criticism, Post Script, Variety, and more. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Gale Virtual Reference Library            (Gale CENGAGE Learning)
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Access to electronic reference titles subscribed to by the McKillop Library. Subjects covered include religion, history, the arts and social sciences. User guide for Gale CENGAGE Learning


Humanities Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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This database covers the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities. Subject areas include archaeology, classical studies, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, literary criticism, literature, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion. The database cites feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, works of fiction, drama and poetry, and reviews of ballets, theatre, dance, movies, musicals, operas, plays and television programs. Coverage is from the present to 1984. The database includes the full text of over 200 publications and abstracting/indexing of another 550 titles. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective  (EBSCOhost)
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This H. W. Wilson database covers dates 1907-1984 and offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences with high-quality indexing of more than 1,300,000 articles in nearly 1,100 periodicals, dating as far back as 1907, as well as citations of over 240,000 book reviews. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


JSTOR  (JSTOR)
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JSTOR is an archive of complete full-text backfiles. The current collection includes journals from the Art & Science Collections I - V and the Arts & Sciences Complement and covers most academic disciplines. This collection is growing and currently has more than 500 titles. User guide for JSTOR


Data for Research  (JSTOR)
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A new way to search the JSTOR database! Provided by JSTOR for use by the research community. It provides a set of web-based tools for selecting and interacting with content from the JSTOR archive. The service also provides the ability to obtain data sets via bulk downloads or using a REST API. Features provided by the site include: Full-text and fielded searching of the entire JSTOR archive using a powerful faceted search interface. Using this interface one can quickly and easily define content of interest through an iterative process of searching and results filtering. User guide for JSTOR


WorldCatDissertations  (FirstSearch)
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All dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.


Encyclopædia Britannica online
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Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site. Britannica’s contributors include an extensive network of renowned scholars (including former U.S. presidents and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners), advisers, content specialists, and writers—whose job it is to ensure that Britannica is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, relevant, international in scope, and engaging to college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.


Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
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This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.


DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
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Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.