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Finding Information

  • Use news resources to find current and historical newspaper articles about a person or your topic
  • Use an online database to find articles about a person or your topic or to find reviews & criticisms


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    • Plays can be found as a single publication or can be found in a collection, in periodicals, or online.

    • Acting editions of plays offer a copy of the complete text with staging directions, production details, etc.
    • Criticisms, reviews and analysis of plays are also available.
    • It can also be helpful to search for the author of the play to find a particular play or to find information about the play.
    • If you find one article or book, but need more, consult the bibliography for sources.

    • Many databases have a find more like this link in the articles, use it to see more articles related to the topic.

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