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Acting

Introduction

Welcome to the Subject Guide for Acting! The guide provides an introduction to some of the most important Acting resources available via the library.

The information and resources in this guide will help get you started on your research journey. You can use the guide to find and access:


  • Articles & scripts
  • Primary Sources
  • Web Resources
  • Guidance on searching effectively and evaluating sources

Articles & Scripts

A good starting point if you are looking for articles is Library Search.

However, if you need to explore the literature further and undertake a more comprehensive search, you can also use the following resources (note though that not all of them are full-text, so you may need to follow up references using Library Search):


Drama Online

Drama Online

Literature Online (LION)

Literature Online (LION)

JSTOR

JSTOR

Project Muse

Project Muse

MLA Bibliography

MLA Bibliography

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Primary Sources

The library provides access to a number of different resources that you can use to access primary sources – including newspapers, which can be useful if you are looking for reviews of a particular production.


BOB

BOB

Nexis

Nexis

Gale News Vault

Gale News Vault

Digital Theatre Plus

Digital Theatre Plus

Web Resources

Below are a few web resources related to Acting. You can see a longer list in the Full Resource Listing.


The Stage Online

The Stage Online

What’s On Stage

What’s On Stage

Association of Performing Arts Collections

Association of Performing Arts Collections

Search Skills

No matter what stage you’re at with your studies, you will need to do some independent research for your assignments.

From basic search tips to more advanced research skills, our Moodle course guides you through devising a search strategy, carrying out a search and making sure you choose the right resources.


Search Skills Moodle Course

Search Skills Moodle Course



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