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Dance & Theatre Library Guide
This guide provides key resources that support production and research in dance and theatre.
The TU Link button will appear by items indexed but not available full-text in the database you are searching. Simply click the green TU Link button next to the book or article you're interested in and you'll be redirected to a different database that does have full-text access.
Not everything is available digitally or it may be trapped behind a pay wall in a database the library does not subscribe to. If that's the case, you can still request the article or book through InterLibrary Loan. Requested books will be made available to you at the first floor Check Out Desk and articles and book chapters are usually provided as downloadable PDFs.
A comprehensive guide to the journal literature on performing arts--drama, theater, dance, film, television, and more--searchable together for the first time in one electronic database. Former title: International Index to Performing Arts (IIPA).
Our broadest, most general full-text database that includes both popular and scholarly periodicals. It covers virtually all academic areas of study, including social sciences, sciences, and humanities.
A trusted archive of scholarly journals, primary sources, and books. Content spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. The most recent 3-5 years of journals are generally not available; this is known as a "moving wall."
The leading international index of journals, books, dissertations, and more on literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory and criticism, and dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.
Access full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue in 1851. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue from 1851-2014.
Includes full text access to 27 U.S., UK, Irish, and Indian English-language newspapers, which may also be searched individually.
Titles include: The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger (1857 - 1922); The American Israelite (1854 - 2000); The Atlanta Constitution (1868 - 1945); Atlanta Daily World (1931 - 2003); The Baltimore Afro-American (1893 - 1988); The Boston Globe (1872 - 1986); Chicago Defender (1909 - 1975); Chicago Tribune (1849 - 1994); The Christian Science Monitor (1908 - 2004); Cleveland Call & Post (1934 – 1991); Detroit Free Press (1831 - 1922); The Guardian & The Observer (1791 – 2003); The Irish Times & The Weekly Irish Times (1859 - 2016); The Jewish Advocate (1905 - 1990); The Jewish Exponent (1887 - 1990); Los Angeles Sentinel (1934 - 2005); Los Angeles Times (1881 - 1994); New York Amsterdam News (1922 - 1993); The New York Times (1851 - 2014); New York Tribune (1841 - 1922); Norfolk Journal & Guide (1916 - 2003); Philadelphia Tribune (1912 - 2001); Pittsburgh Courier (1911 - 2002); The Scotsman (1817 - 1950); The Times of India (1838 - 2008); The Wall Street Journal (1889 - 2000) and The Washington Post (1877 - 2001)
Digital collections of historical material on many topics. Includes manuscripts, printed books and periodicals, and government documents. Material comes from the U.S. National Archives, the U.K. National Archives, and many other libraries and archives.
The DHC is a national alliance of institutions holding significant collections of materials documenting the history of dance. Find archival collections, some digitized content, and tools for archiving.
AP captures events from history and brings them to life with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics, and text. Coverage spans over 185 years. Content is accessible through a variety of searches – from keyword and category to color and concept searching.
Bloomsbury Fashion Central (fka The Berg Fashion Library) provides fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of content collections – including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Online. Note: There is a limit of 3 concurrent users.
A complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context beyond the confines of your discipline. All images are from reliable sources and rights-cleared for use in education and research. Personal registration is required to download images. Once registered, you can access core collections remotely. Artstor remote access usually last 120-days but, for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis, this feature is set to 365-days.