Finding Books: Theatre Studies

To find books, microforms, or audiovisual materials about your subject, use the Library Catalogue. Location codes and call numbers are included for each item. Selected electronic resources are also included in the catalogue.

Examples of subject headings to check:

  • Drama
  • Plays
  • Theater

and names of specific authors, such as:

  • Beckett, Samuel
  • French, David
  • Highway, Tomson

    Note: Authors may be searched using first name last name or last name first name.

and particular topic, such as:

  • Canadian Drama
  • Drama -- Technique
  • English Drama
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Theater – History – 20th Century

For help in deciding on subject headings to check, consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings and the Canadian Subject Headings, which can be found in the Reference area. The Library of Congress provides a public interface to the Library of Congress Subject Headings.

Books with the location of "Stacks" are shelved on the Upper Level.  Reference and Special Collections books are located on the Main Level.  Microforms (microfilm and microfiche) are located in the Special Collections area on the Main Level.  Audiovisual materials (videocassettes, audio cassettes, LPs, and CDs) are shelved in the Media Centre/Collaboratory on the Main Level.

E-Book Collections

This page contains links to selected free collections, as well as Library subscriptions, such as:

Books placed on RESERVE are available from the Circulation Desk.


Created by: Cathy Callaghan, B.A., M.L.S.
Date Created: 14-April-2011

Current Library Liaison: Suzanne Jones, B.A. M.L.S
Phone: 902-566-0393
Date Modified: 4-February-2014