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Theatre Arts

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Black Drama, 2nd Edition*
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Project Muse

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Article First*
ClasePeridica*(Latin American journals)
Directory of Open Access Journals
Handbook of Latin American
Ingenta (interdisciplinary)
Readers Guide to Periodical Literature 1890-1982
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Social and Cultural History:Letters & Diaries*
Women's Writers Project*


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WorldCat (material owned world wide)


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America's Historical Newspapers*(CA. CO. WA.)
Lexis Nexis Academic (includes Congressional information)
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Newspaper Source Plus 1995-present
NYTimes Historical* 1851-2009

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American History in Video*
Early American Imprints*
Library of Congress*
MasterFile Premier
Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries*


Oxford Art
Digital Librarian
Library of Congress Prints & Photographs
New York Public Library Picture Collection
American History in Video
Britannica Online*

Reference Sources:


Access Science*
Britannica Online*
Credo Reference*
Ebrary *(includes Reference titles)
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Oxford English Dictionary

In Library:

Contemporary theatre, film, and television. REF PN2208 .W51
Off Broadway musicals, 1910-2007: casts, credits, songs, critical reception and performance data of more than 1,800 shows REF ML1711.8.N3 D54 2010
The Oxford encyclopedia of theatre & performance REF PN2035 .O94 2003
The Oxford companion to American theatre REF PN2220 .B67 2004
A chronology of American musical theater REF ML1711.8.N3 N67 2002
The Cambridge companion to Greek tragedyREF PA3131 .C29 1997

Web Sites:

Motley Collection of Theatre & Costume Design
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Costume Institute
Dramatists Play Service
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare and the Players
American Association of Community Theatre
The Broadway League
Archive of American Television
Moving Image Archive

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