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What are databases?

Research databases are ideal when you need to conduct a more focused search than the library website provides. Databases contain abstracts, journal articles and conference papers on specific subjects.  They are ideal for searching specialist resources in your subject area. You can use the library website for searching across multiple databases but for more specific searching please see the list below of databases that are useful for Drama.

Library Website - journals

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Use the Library website to search across multiple databases:

Drama databases

Theatre and drama students often find the following particularly handy.

Dissertation Databases

The library subscribes to a number of PhD and MA dissertation databases which you may find useful when writing your own dissertation or exploring a subject in depth.

Play Texts

The following databases are recommended if you are looking for online access to the text of a particular play or the works of a particular playwright.