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Theatre and Performance Studies Resources: Home

For those needing information on theatre and performance studies resources


Try these databases first to find articles for research in theatre & production. More database suggestions and specific journals are listed on the Theatre History, Criticism & Theory page.


This guide introduces print and electronic resources in theatre and performance studies at BGSU's Jerome Library. 

The original guide authors were affiliated with the BGSU Department of Theatre and Film: Kurt Edwards, Travis Malone, Erin Miller, Molly Weisser, Christine Woodworth, Dr. Cynthia Baron, and Stefanie Hunker (Browne Popular Culture Library).

Browsing at Jerome Library

Plays and books about acting and theatre production will be found on the first floor of Jerome Library in the P's (literature). Visit the page about finding plays and monologues for specific browsing suggestions.

Map of first floor of Jerome Library

Special collections

Don't forget our Special Collections!
You may not be able to take all of these materials out of the library, but you can usually photograph, copy or scan them.

Popular Culture Library
The Ray & Pat Browne Popular Culture Library, on the 4th floor, has a wealth of visual materials, including graphic novels, zines, comic books, posters, postcards, magazines and more.

Music Library
The Music Library & Bill Schurk Sound Archives, on the 3rd floor, has album art, posters, and zines as well as music.

Curriculum Resource Center
The Curriculum Resource Center, on the 2nd floor, has puppets, games, picture files, illustrated children's books, pop-up books, K-12 teaching aids, and the Ellison Machine, which will punch out an amazing variety of shapes from paper or cloth.


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