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Newpapers

Use the library's newspaper databases to find reviews and articles about theatrical productions and performances.

Books, Scores and CDs not at the Monroe Library

  • WorldCat  
      
    Catalog of books, scores, recordings, videos, web resources, and other material worldwide in OCLC member libraries. (Does not include book chapters or individual articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.) Includes considerable non-English language material.
  • Tulane University's online catalog
    Undergraduates at Loyola can check out books, scores and CDs at Tulane's library with a TU/LU card.
  • Interlibrary Loan
    Use interlibrary loan to request books or scores from other libraries. Before requesting an interlibrary loan, check to see if the Monroe Library can purchase the material you need more quickly. To request articles through interlibrary loan, use the Get It button from a citation in a library database.

Theatre resources

Literature Databases and other online resources

  • Cambridge Companions Online  
      
    Collection of basic e-books in literature, classics, philosophy, religion, culture and music. Browse and search titles 1991 to present from Cambridge University Press.
  • MLA International Bibliography  
      
    The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association of America, consists of citations related to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore in nearly 4,000 scholarly journals, books, book chapters, and other formats. Includes some non-English language material. 1926 to present.
  • JSTOR  
      
    Several collections of full-text scholarly journals in many subject areas. We receive these JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I through X and Life Sciences. Life Sciences includes the Biological Sciences, and Health & General Sciences. The Language & Literature, and Music Collections are now part of the larger Arts & Sciences III and IV. JSTOR has the beginning of each journal to 3, 4 or 5 years ago. How-to videos.
  • Project MUSE Standard  
      
    Provides full text articles of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences, including literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, education, political science and gender studies. Coverage dates vary by journal title. Mostly 1993 to present. How-to videos.
  • Academic Search Complete  
      
    Find articles in all subject areas in over 9000 journals and magazines, with full text for about 6100. Updated daily. Dates vary, some as early as 1865 to present.
  • Twayne's Author Series  
      
    Full text books on literary authors, browsable by author name, genre, gender, time period and nationality.
  • Scribner Writers Series  
      
    Provides articles on more than 1600 authors and literary genres drawn from the Scribner print series.
  • Literature Resource Center  
      
    Full text and citations to magazine and journal articles on authors, literature, literary movements, etc.
  • Literary Reference Center  
      
    Research authors of literature and their works in scholarly journals, books, and encyclopedias. Includes literary criticism, plot summaries, author biographies, book reviews, full text poems, short stories, and classic novels.

Books, Scores and CDs at the Monroe Library

  • Monroe Library Online Catalog
    Search by subject for books about playwrights or plays or historical time periods. Search by author or title for plays. To find a play in an anthology, search keyword by title. Remember that the title of the play may not be the title of the book. Check the catalog record tab for the play's title in the book's table of contents.
  • Search for Scores in the Monroe Library
    Use this link to look for music scores in the Monroe Library. Remember that if you are looking for a particular song, it could be in a score for the whole show or in an anthology. Search for the song title and, if you don't find the song, search for the show title.
  • CDs to learn accents for acting
    The library owns many CDs that will help you learn an accent for acting
  • Search for music compact discs in the Monroe Library
    Use this link to search for music compact discs in the Monroe Library. Just as with scores, a song could be on a compilation recording or in a recording of the whole show. Search for both to be sure.
  • Request for Purchase
    If there is a book, score or recording that the library does not own, use this link to request that we purchase it for the library. Or email your request to phillips@loyno.edu

Reference sources

  • Credo Reference  
      
    Search or browse for facts and information across over 500 full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, bilingual dictionaries and more.
  • Oxford Reference  
      
    Search for entries in many Oxford University Press dictionaries and other reference books, including foreign language dictionaries.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  
      
    A collection of over 140 reference books (over 550 volumes) in all subject areas published 1990 to 2010.

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phone: (504) 864-7833
email: phillips@loyno.edu
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