Theatre & Dance Databases

Connect to Arts & Humanities Citation Index on the Web
A cited reference index, indicating which works were cited in the bibliographies of articles in over 1,400 journals in the arts and humanities. 1993-present.
Connect to Berg Fashion Library on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides a wide range of information on dress and body adornment worldwide throughout history. Includes the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion and other reference works, the full text of nearly 60 other books on fashion, and an extensive color image bank. Updated continuously.
Connect to Black Drama Database on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Contains the full text of 1,200 English-language plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by black playwrights from North America, Africa, and elsewhere in the world.
Connect to Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
A scholarly encyclopedia of clothing and other body adornments, from all times and places.
Connect to Essay and General Literature Index on the Web
Indexes over 330,000 essays and articles contained in anthologies and collections of essays published in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. 1900-present. Updated daily.
Connect to Gale Artemis Literary Sources on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly Literature Resources from Gale
Provides the full text of literary criticism and reviews, biographies, original works of literature, multimedia resources, and links to selected web resources on authors and their works. Covers authors from all times and places. Updated continually.
Connect to Oxford Music Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Grove Music Online
Now available as Oxford Music Online
An online encyclopedia of music, containing the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd ed.), as well as other Grove Dictionaries of Music and music reference works from Oxford University Press. Updated continuously.
Connect to Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective on the Web
Indexes nearly 1200 scholarly journals covering the entire range of the humanities and social sciences from 1907-1984. Also covers many important scientific journals through the 1950s. For indexing of articles appearing 1985-present., use Social Sciences Full Text and/or Humanities Full Text.
Connect to Humanities Full Text on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Indexes and abstracts English-language articles in the most important journals in the humanities, from 1984-present. The full text of many of these articles is available online from 1995 forward. Updated daily. For indexing of articles appearing prior to 1984, use Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective.
Connect to International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Indexes and abstracts over 60,000 journal articles, books, book articles, and dissertations on all aspects of theatre, dance, and other performing arts worldwide. Includes the full text of articles from more than 140 journals and more than 300 full-text books. Years of coverage vary by title. Updated regularly.
Connect to Literature Criticism Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
The full text of over 190,000 essays providing criticism of literature from around the world, in all genres, and from all time periods from antiquity to contemporary emerging authors. The essays discuss individual authors and their works, literary movements and topics, and the social, political, and historical background that provide contextual perspective for the study of literature. Updated continually.
Connect to Gale Artemis Literary Sources on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Literature Resources from Gale
Provides the full text of literary criticism and reviews, biographies, original works of literature, multimedia resources, and links to selected web resources on authors and their works. Covers authors from all times and places. Updated continually.
Connect to MLA International Bibliography on the Web
Also available via Gale Artemis Literary Sources.
Indexes scholarly research published in books, articles, dissertations, and scholarly web sites in the fields of modern literature, languages, linguistics, folklore, and film. 1926 - present.
Connect to North American Theatre Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides detailed reference information on over 10,000 dramatists, plays, theatres, productions, and production companies in the U.S. and Canada from the 1600s to the present, and links to carefully selected, high-quality theatrical sites on the Web. Updated continually.
Connect to Oxford Music Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly Grove Music Online
An online encyclopedia of music, containing the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd ed.), as well as other Grove Dictionaries of Music and music reference works from Oxford University Press. Updated continuously.
Connect to Play Index on the Web
Tells where to find over 30,000 plays written in or translated into English, published in single volumes as well as in anthologies and collections of plays. 1949-present.
Connect to World Shakespeare Bibliography on the Web
A comprehensive, annotated listing of materials on Shakespeare, covering books, articles, audio-visual materials, electronic media, and reviews of books and productions. 1967-present.
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