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Begin Your Research

This Infoguide provides basic information on where to find different types of theater materials.

  • Find Scripts to study and perform, in print and online.

  • Find Videos of performances or theater documentaries in the physical collection and from online streaming audio/video libraries.

  • Find Images and Primary Sources from historical and artistic collections to inspire and inform your work.

  • Find Articles with theater-specific database indexes that point to articles and studies on your topic.

  • Find Books in Mason Libraries and elsewhere.

  • Use Special Collections in the library which include primary sources and archival material from theatrical history.

  • Find Professional Resources that will help you further your career.

  • Write & Cite: learn about citation styles and Zotero software.

  • Get Help: chat with an online librarian or set up an individual appointment.