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A guide to resources for study and research in Theatre

Before you Search

You can find articles faster and more efficiently if you know something about your topic.

Use dictionaries and encyclopedias to get basic facts and background information, as well as terms and names you can use in database searches.

These sources also often include bibliographies which list books and articles related to the topic or person.

Finding Periodicals

Many articles are in full-text online--you can access them immediately to download, email, or print.

If this is not the case for an article you want, check the Find it at WMU link in the database to see if we have it in print.

If we do not, you may request it using our interlibrary loan service.

Open Access Journals

More free and full-text journals:

Core databases

More databases

Related Guides

See these guides for more sources for plays, play reviews, and literary criticism.

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