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Theatre and Dance: Articles and Databases

Links to Library and Web Resources for Theatre and Dance

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Recommended Databases for Scholarly Articles/Criticism

Film Resources

Performance Resources

Theatre Resources

Database Search Tips

infographic of tips as described below

ALT Text: A search for “blended learning” will contain results with blended and learning beside each other. A search for wom?n will include results like woman, women, and womyn. A search for academ* will contain results with different endings like academic, academics, academy. A search for creative N2 thinking will include test with creative and thinking within 2 words of each other.