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Theatre Resources

Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Theatre Research Databases

Drama Online

This resource provides access to the Core Collection of 1,000+ play texts, the Context, and Criticism sections. The locked out plays are part of add-on collections to which we currently don’t subscribe.

Gale Literary Sources

Humanities Abstracts (H.W. Wilson)

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

Humanities International Complete

This resource provides bibliographic references to literary, scholarly, and creative journals published in the United States and Canada. This database covers over 1,700 journals and more than 1.5 million records.

International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance with Full Text
Index and abstracts for publications on all aspects of theatre and performance are available.

Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)
Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes are available.

Literary Reference Center Plus

Music & Performing Arts

This resource delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content in the world for students, scholars, and patrons of the arts. The multimedia resource features works from thousands of respected partners, covers hundreds of genres from alternative rock to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of content formats—including scores, reference, and high definition audio and video. Databases include:


Play Index (H.W. Wilson)