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A General Guide: Theatre

This is a guide to library resources on theater and drama arts.

Performing Arts & Humanities Librarian; Open Educational Resources & Copyright Advisor

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Mandi Goodsett


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Welcome to the Research Guide for Theatre! The resources collected here will help you complete class assignments and projects. Feel free to explore the tabs above to get specific research help.

I would love to meet with you individually to help you get started with your research or to answer any questions. Please call me or email me if you need research assistance or if you would like to schedule an appointment (see the box below).

Essential Resources

Globe Theatre Model

In 2019, thanks to a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the State Library of Ohio, CSU’s Michael Schwartz Library and Theatre and Dance Department were able to restore a historic model of the Globe Theatre that had fallen into disrepair.

We encourage you to enjoy the beautiful model on display in Theatre & Dance Department in the Middough Building.

CSU Theatre & Dance Department

Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Open Educational Resources are free educational materials that are open for anyone to use. Some of these materials are available under Creative Commons licenses that allow users to re-mix, customize, and re-distribute material for use in the classroom.