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Theatre / Drama Research Guide

This guide will assist Theatre/Drama students in finding information and tools for research, assignments, and for furthering their knowledge and understanding in their chosen fields of study.

Drama Librarian

Michelle Martinez
Contact:
936-294-1629
mmm034@shsu.edu

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lib_ref@shsu.edu

TEXT 936-229-3764

CALL 936-294-1614 or
1-866-NGL-INFO (645-4636)

Purpose

This guide should help you start researching in Drama and Theater.

Use the tabs above to find different kinds of sources. For more help, use the chat window on this page to ask questions. You may also contact the Drama  Librarian for assistance.

This guide is not comprehensive; it does not list all of the resources in Drama and related disciplines owned by the Library or available on the Internet.

This guide serves as a starting point for research.

Musicals & Scores

Scores, sound recordings and librettos are located in the Music Listening Room at call numbers:

M1500
M1503
M1507
M1508
ML50

The Music Listening Room is located on the Library's first floor in Room 121.

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Useful Tools

Play Index

Play Index
by H.W. Wilson

Play Index is now ONLINE!

The print version is located in Reference
at call number PN1621 .P53

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Play Index:

 

Playscripts Room 200

Playscripts are located in Room 200 in the Library.

As you enter the front of the Library, Room 200 is through the double-glass doors to the right.  Once inside Room 200, the playscripts are shelved along the wall to the right.

 Playscripts are acquired from various publishers, but the majority of the collection is purchased from Samuel French, Inc. and Dramatists Play Service.  Play lists, sorted by authors and titles, are located near the playscripts as well as publisher's catalogs, which contain descriptions of many of the plays the Library owns.

 Students may use the playscripts in the Library or they may check them out.  Playscripts check out for three days and are due back by 4 P.M. on the third day.

 

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