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Theatre 471: Fundamentals of acting in classical texts.: Getting Stuff UWM doesn't have

Finding resources for researching and preparing to perform classic texts


UW System Loan and ILL

Just because you don't find something listed in the Libraries' catalog doesn't mean you can't get it, and get it fairly quickly. Try these.

  • UW System Search -- Borrow materials from other UW schools. This function is stream-lined in Search@UW (sort of).
  • Illiad -- InterLibrary Loan interface which allows for tracking of your requests and provides access to scanned articles when they arrive. Books/scores can still be requested directly through WorldCat, but this works well too
  •  -- Provides links from a citation to the full-text of the article if available or to other ways to get the article. A very useful tool is that it will 'populate' an ILLIAD form if needed.
  • WorldCat -- Confirm the existence of a book, score, or recording and place ILL requests for them. You can also search without logging in, but you can not make an InterLibrary Loan request through it, so I recommend using the other version.

If you're unclear on where you should try to get something from, the Libraries has a page that helps you to figure it out. That page is

Music, Theatre, & Dance Librarian

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Anna Grau Schmidt
Golda Meir Library, User Services
(414) 251-7510