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Theatre - Finding Monologues, Playscripts, and Dialogues: Library Databases

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2024 4:34 PM

Using the Databases

The databases below can be used to find scripts. Here are some searching tips:Screenshot: Literature Online homepage

  • Use Boolean operators such as "AND" and "OR" to connect terms in a keyword search
  • Place quotation marks around phrases to search for an exact phrase
  • Limit search results by Document Type
    • "Play" in LitFinder (Gale Literature Online) and Literature Online
    • "Script" in Arts & Humanities Citation Index
  • Limit search results by Subject or Topic
  • Utilize the "Search Drama" feature on Literature Online, located in the center of the homepage under "Primary Texts"