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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is a comprehensive, database of more than 8,000 journals covering everything from science to the humanities.

Alexander Street Drama

Includes nearly 6,000 works covering: Black Drama, Asian American Drama, Latino Drama, Twentieth Century North American Drama, North American Indian Drama, and North American Women´s Drama.

Asian American Drama

Brings together more than 250 plays, along with related biographical, production, and theatrical information. The collection begins with the works of Sadakichi Hartmann in the late nineteenth century and includes contemporary playwrights.

Black Drama, Second Edition

Contains the full text of 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 100 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.

Film & Television Literature Index

Covers the entire spectrum of television and film writing. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.

International Index to the Performing Arts

Covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.

Latino Drama

Contains information about authors, plays, theatres, productions, production companies, casts, and related information. 

Latino Literature: Poetry, Drama & Fiction

Draws from three major sources: the world of Aztlán, the mythical homeland of the Aztecs prior to Cortez; the Spanish heritage of the national homelands of the writers; and the intersection of these two with Anglo culture. The majority of Latino Literature is in English, with selected works of particular importance (approximately 25% of the collection) presented in Spanish.

Lexis Nexis

Provides full-text documents from over 5900 news, business, legal, medical and reference publications.

MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)

Contains more than 2 million records on books and articles published on modern language, literature, folklore, and linguistics, from 1926 to the present.

North American Indian Drama

Brings together the full text of more than 200 plays representing the stories and creative energies of American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the twentieth century.

North American Theater Online

North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. Each year we'll add more than 20,000 new records. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources.

North American Women´s Drama

Includes the full text of 1,500 plays written from colonial times to the present by more than 100 women from the United States and Canada.

Twentieth Century North American Drama

Twentieth Century North American Drama contains 2,000 plays from the United States and Canada. In addition to providing a comprehensive full-text resource for students in the performing arts, the collection offers a unique window into the economic, historical, social, and political psyche of two countries. More than 1,250 of the works are in copyright and licensed from the authors or their estates, and 1,700 plays appear in no other Alexander Street collection. At least 550 of the works have never been published before, in any format, and are available only in Twentieth Century North American Drama – including unpublished plays by major writers and Pulitzer Prize winners.