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Guide for acting concentration in the School of Drama

Finding Drama Resources in the Library

Use the LibrarySearch to search for drama materials in the catalog, and our A-Z database List to browse electronic databases and collections.

On the third floor you can browse books about drama and theater under these headings:

  • PN 1600-1988 - Drama
  • PN 1999-3307 - Dramatic representation. The theater
  • PN 2053 - Management, Administration, Production, and Direction
  • PN 2055-2073 - Acting
  • PN 1530 - Monologues

Print and Electronic Books and Scripts

These are a few examples of print and eBooks found in our catalog, by doing a search for terms like acting or acting for the stage, defining the dates as between 2000-2023 and selecting books as the resource type.

More in depth information about finding physical and electronic scripts, monologues, database script collections, and curated script collections can be found in the Scripts page of our Drama Subject Guide.


Here you can find electronic databases specifically catered to drama and theater. You can find more in our A-Z List, and can also search much of their content using our LibrarySearch.

Databases of script collections can be found on the Drama Subject Guide here.

How to Request Interlibrary Loans

Choose either of the options below to submit a request:

  • Fill out the ILL request form directly based on item type.
  • Check WorldCat for the item you need; in the item record, use the Request Item button to submit your ILL Request.
Consider making a purchase request

If you think that we should have the item in our permanent collection, please let us know by filling out our Purchase Request Form.