Databases for Theatre and Dance

Best Bets

Theatre and Dance
Database Description Coverage More Info
International Index to Performing Arts Full Text

This database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 100 of the indexed journals.

1990s-present more info
Dance in Video

Dance in Video contains five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.

20th Century-present more info
JSTOR

JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago. more info
MLA International Bibliography

MLA covers folklore, languages, linguistics, and literature. Provides over one million citations for items from more than 4,400 journals and series published worldwide.

1926-present more info

Also Useful

Theatre and Dance
Database Description Coverage More Info
Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info
America's Historical Newspapers

Includes more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states.

1690-1922 more info
Berg Fashion Library

The Berg Fashion Library offers fully cross-searchable access to a range of Berg content collections – including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books,

1600-present more info
Dance Education Literature and Research descriptive index

This database includes extensive descriptions of 4,500+ literary works including theses, dissertations, journal articles, conference proceedings and other reports.

1926-present more info
Design and Applied Arts Index

Covers journal articles, exhibition reviews and news items.

1973-present more info
Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 370 publications (and selected coverage for nearly 300 publications), as

Coverage varies more info
Literature Resource Center

LRC is built upon Gale's three author resources: Contemporary Authors, offering biographical coverage of more than 120,000 modern writers; Contemporary Literary Criticism

Current and retrospective more info
Naxos Video Library

Naxos Video Library brings you an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries.

1990-present more info
Project Muse

Project Muse provides full text access to over 335 journals, and indexing for 200 more in the humanities and social sciences.

1996-present more info
ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Offers full-text and full-image articles for 13 large American daily newspapers and two daily British Newspapers (The Guardian and The Observer)

1764-2005 more info

Even More

Theatre and Dance
Database Description Coverage More Info
Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info
ARTstor Digital Library

The collection currently contains over one million images, including the following collections (see the info page):

Prehistory to the present more info
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance

The library's subscription includes the following databases:

400-1700 more info
Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive collection of classical music available online.

1150-present more info
Naxos Video Library

Naxos Video Library brings you an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries.

1990-present more info
Smithsonian Global Sound

The latest release of Smithsonian Global Sound (2013) includes 2,949 albums, equalling 42,405 tracks.

20th century more info

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