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TD 311C - Performance as Public Practice / Curran, Prendergast, & Darlington

Articles & Dissertations

Introduction to Databases

Databases are a great resource for gathering scholarly sources for a research project. Databases in Theatre & Dance not only search articles and journals on these topics, but can also search partial and full texts of plays or performances. The databases listed below are suggested resources for research in Theatre & Dance.

What is a Database?

Your instructor or subject librarian may throw around the term "library database" a lot, but what exactly do they mean? This video from RMIT University in Australia explains the term and how you can use databases for research. (Plus, the narrator has a great accent!)

Transcript available through YouTube.

Recommended Databases for Finding Articles

Online Sources for Performance Reviews

Background Databases

Finding Dissertations

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