Databases

Theater

Recommended Databases

  • An online collection of full text journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other university presses.

  • Full text of scholarly journals and books in arts and science, business and economics, language and literature, humanities and social sciences. Current journals are not entered into the database for two to five years.

  • Full text database of literary criticism, and bibliographies and biographies of major writers, with links to other web resources.

  • The most multi-disciplinary and general full-text periodicals database. Contains the full text of approx. 3,500 journals, with indexing going back to the mid 1970's on some titles. Updated daily.

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  • An online collection of over 3,300 fully searchable high quality ebooks in the humanities.

  • Composed of over 2.5 million images, Artstor provides faculty and students with a comprehensive image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context and examine influences beyond the confines of your discipline.

  • 19 HD productions of Broadway and Broadway caliber productions, from Shakespeare to contemporary playwrights.

  • The full text of over 250 Cambridge histories.

  • Portal to digital content held at the nations' archives, libraries, museums and other cultural heritage organizations.

  • Over 900 full productions and education resources directly related to the theater.

  • Online research tool for drama. 2600 playtexts of classic to contemporary plays are combined with scholarly publications.

  • Gale’s integrated research platform for their literary resources. It searches multiple literature databases at once with workflow tools to analyze information.

  • Resource to worldwide content on all aspects of the humanities in more than 1,450 full-text journals back to 1907.

  • More than 600 Metropolitan Opera performances.

  • Index to literary criticism and linguistic research in journals, books and dissertations worldwide from 1963 to present.

  • All of the music, dance, theater and film products from Alexander Street searchable on one platform.

  • Hundreds of hours of opera performance through staged productions, interviews and documentaries.

  • All aspects of theater production design; text and instructional video.

  • Video and audio documenting contemporary theatrical performances, including excerpts from and full-length productions, masterclasses, and interviews.

  • Videos of definitive performances covering 20th century theater history.

  • Database of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions 1960-present.