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Actors Page: Finding Books

This page is designed for actors, to help them develop the library skills they will need when researching a role. Using the proper research methods your visit to the library will be easier and more efficient.

Browsing Books

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Academic Libraries that use the Library of Congress Classification Outline (the majority of them) can easily be browsed for serendipitous discovery of wonderful books in your subject area. All you need to know is the call number range to get yourself situated.

Here are the general call numbers for the topic of Theatre.


Library of Congress Call Number Areas:

PN1997-1997.85

Plays, scenarios, etc.

PN2000-3307

Dramatic representation. The theater

PN2061-2071

Art of acting

PN2085-2091

The stage and accessories

PN2131-2193

By period

PN2131-2145

Ancient

PN2152-2160

Medieval

PN2171-2179

Renaissance

PN2181-2193

Modern

PN2219.3-3030

Special regions or countries

PN3035

The Jewish theater

PN3151-3171

Amateur theater

PN3175-3191

College and school theatricals

PN3203-3299

Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc.

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Search BobCat for books and articles

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Finding Books outside of Bobst

Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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ebrary

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