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Find the best library databases for your research.
Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly and multi-disciplinary full-text database It has more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Besides broad access to full-text plays, audio recordings, and video productions, Drama Online also has several full-text online books on context and criticism, and theatre craft.
In addition, there are several tools to help find the perfect roles:
The monologue filter will find a monologue from the full-text scripts.
Play Tools Character Grid shows how and when characters interact.
Cast size and gender of roles can be narrowed.
Bar charts representing the lines and speeches for each character show the size of character roles.
Gathers more than 70 years of public broadcasting from around the country. This free resource is a critical tool for studying 20th and 21st Century culture and history. And it is a must-share across content areas and grade levels.
A collaboration between the WGBH Educational Foundation and the Library of Congress, the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), was established in 2013 “to coordinate a national effort to identify, preserve, and make accessible as much as possible the historical record of publicly funded broadcasting in the U.S.”
With over 120 drama plays in print, including works from Robin Soans, Manjula Padmanabhan and Germaine Greer, as well as a formidable list of non-fiction books on theatre, Aurora Metro Books has built a wide-ranging and highly contemporary list of new drama, with collections of women’s drama, international drama and drama by black and Asian writers, proving to be popular with colleges and universities. Aurora Metro Books’ list of plays for Young People is the finest in the UK.
The New Play Exchange ® (NPX) is the world's largest digital library of scripts by living writers. The NPX, a National New Play Network program, is flipping the script on the ways in which new work is shared and discovered. National New Play Network (NNPN) is an alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays.