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Theatre 471: Fundamentals of acting in classical texts.: Useful Tools

Finding resources for researching and preparing to perform classic texts


Useful Tools

A few sources that might be useful if you've run out of ideas, or if you just need a break



  • Google Scholar, Records and citations from Google's Web index calculated to be scholarly. Although useful for most topics, it still contains a small subset of available publications; other databases on this page will have additional items on your topic. 

    • Note: You never have to pay to retrieve results. The full text of some results are linked, but for others the Citation Linker can be used to track them down.  

  • Oxford English Dictionary

  • Ref Works A web-based tool that helps you manage citations, create bibliographies, and import references from databases. It can convert stored citations into formatted bibliographies. Formatting styles include APA, Chicago, and MLA. To store your citations, you are required to register with the ...

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