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The Director's Process

Fall 2013

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-240; Charlotte L. Brathwaite (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Sara Smith.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Media
  • Primary Sources
  • Web Resources

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1980)
Searchable archive of American newspapers including Early American Newspapers (1690-1922) and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).

America: History & Life (1964 to present)
Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.

Arts:Search
Resource for research into the history of modern design and the applied arts.

Discover: Start here for books, articles & more
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
Combined search of the historic Boston Globe, Chicago Defender, Chinese Newspaper Collection, Los Angeles Times, New York Amsterdam News, New York Times, Times of India, and Washington Post.

Media

American Song
Nearly 7,000 albums of music from America's past, including civil rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, wars, and more.

ARTstor
Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.

Television News Archive (1968 to present)
Searchable archive of abstracts of news broadcasts from 1968 to present (ABC, CBS, NBC), 1995 to present (CNN), selected content from PBS and FOX News.

ACDC (Amherst College Digital Collections)

Bridgeman Education images database

OntheBoards.TV

PS122 TV

Walker Art Center Theater

Primary Sources

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (1701-1800)
Page images and full-text searching for more than 136,000 key English- and foreign-language titles printed in Great Britain during the 18th century, based on the English Short Title Catalogue.

Ubu-Web
Large web-based educational resource for avant-garde material.