use in the Online Catalog and in databases:
DRAMA AND THEATER: TRY BOTH!!
Drama (= works on drama as a literary form.)
Drama – 16th century
Drama – 17th century
Theater (= works on drama as acted on the stage. Works on facilities used to stage drama are entered under Theaters.)
Theater may have additional subjects attached. Some examples:
Remember: from broad to specific. Example:
To Search for information about making theatre:
Both of these are used, added to playwrights' names, for information on how their works have been produced/staged. Example:
Sophocles -- Dramatic Production
To Search for People:
Last name, first name
(+ Criticism and interpretation, + Adaptations, etc.)
e.g. Jonson, Ben, 1573-1637 – Criticism and interpretation
Other useful subdivisions:
Broader headings, for context:
Worldcat: Find books in libraries worldwide, and order them via Inter-Library Loan if Hollins does not have them.
Kathryn Clark and art*
or use the advanced search:
Google Books contains full text for books in the public domain (pre-1923); partial text for books under copyright.
Very useful for finding out which books contain information on your topic; then you can order them via inter-library loan if Hollins doesn't have them.