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Selected Resources for: Theatre (Display only the highlighted/core resources).

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    Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

  Academic Search Premier
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From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images. InfoTrac database.

    General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

  EBSCO MegaFILE
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This is a multi-disciplinary database providing full text for nearly 12,000 total publications and indexing & abstracting for more than 16,000 publications. Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject area and offers information dating as far back as the 1800s. MegaFILE is comprised of the Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier and Regional Business News databases.
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MasterFile Premier, designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text for more than 2,000 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for 2,700 titles.

Catalogs

    Catalogs

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Search MnPALS, the library's catalog, to find books and audio-visual material owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

General Reference Sources

    Encyclopedias

  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama
Concerned mostly with dramatists and dramatic literature but also offers extensive articles on national and ethnic theater traditions in individual countries or areas.
Location: R809.2 M14M Willmar Reference
  Oxford Companion to American Theatre
Guide to the American stage from its beginnings to the present. The volume includes playwrights, plays, actors, directors, producers, songwriters, famous playhouses, dramatic movements, and much more.
Location: R809.2 B660 Willmar Reference
  Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Scope is international, although emphasis is on British and American theater.
Location: R809.2 O98 Willmar Reference
  Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama
In addition to entries for playwrights, selected titles, and types of drama, includes articles giving brief historical surveys of the development of the theater in individual countries.
Location: R809.2 G25R Willmar Reference
  St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
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5-volume encyclopedia covering elements of popular culture in the United States in the twentieth century. Available in print and online.
Location: R973.9 S78 Hutchinson Reference R306 S78 Willmar Reference

    General Reference Works

  Credo Reference
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General online ready reference collection which links to all Ridgewater databases.


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