Academic Search Complete
Full text for 1800 publications as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study
Art Full Text
A comprehensive resource for art information featuring full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals
Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Indexes 1200 of the world's leading Arts and Humanities journals
Introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.
International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text
The database contains over 600,000 records, with complete runs of over ten important titles
International Index to Performing Arts Full Text
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals
JSTOR Arts and Sciences
An archive of journals with 125 titles covering a range of subjects.
Nick Hern Books
A vast collection of plays, screenplays and theatre books
Web of Science
A multidisciplinary index containing access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Journals provide the latest research and comment.
The following are available as both print and ejournals:
- Contemporary Theatre Review
- International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media
- Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance
- Modern Drama
- New Theatre Quarterly
- Research in Drama Education
- Studies in Musical Theatre
- The Drama Review (TDR)
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UK Newsstand provides online access to over 300 UK news publications such as The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph.
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UK Newsstand also provides a deep backfile, with access back to the 1990’s for many titles.
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