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Theater: Books

Books on costume and fashion may be found in the following sections

GT500-2370 (Costume)
PN2067 (Costuming for the stage)
TT490-696 (Clothing manufacture)

Useful subjects to search for in the catalog include:

  • Clothing and dress
  • Costume
  • Costume design
  • Fashion
  • Fashion designers

Reference or Background Information

Set Design and Lighting

Books on the stage and accessories may be found in the PN2085-PN2091 area on the third floor.

Useful subjects to search in the catalog include:

  • Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
  • Set designers
  • Stage lighting
  • Stage props
  • Scene painting

If you are the tactile sort and don't want to bury your head in the computer to find these, go to these sections of the library and browse!  The books are located on the third floor of the library in the PN section:

PN 1600-2000 Literature. Drama
PN 2000-3307 Dramatic Representation. The Theater

PN 2100-2193 History

Dramatic works are cataloged with the literature of that country. So, for instance, the plays of Shakespeare will be located in the PR section with English literature, while the plays of Moliere will be in the PQ section with the Romance literatures.

Search for Books, Articles, and Media in WorldCat Discovery

WorldCat Discovery searches for books, videos, and articles in our library and nationwide.  Check out the RESERVES list for your professor's reserve collection.  Try ADVANCED SEARCH  for more options.

WorldCat Discovery Search Box

Library Hours 2020

  • Our virtual library is always open!  However, the physical bricks and mortar library is locked and can only be entered with permission from student life.  You must be on our list.  We are open 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday and closed weekends,.
  • Visitors from off-campus are not allowed but research consultations and appointments can be made by calling 870-307-7205.
  • Contact us at:  askthelibrarian@lyon.edu anytime!

Covid Polices

  • Interlibrary Loan. For any items that we do not own, but you need for research, please fill out the ILL Request form that you see in the WorldCat search result for the item. Or email ill@lyon.edu with the bibliographic information on the item. Physical copies of books can be acquired for local faculty, staff and students. Only digital copies of articles can be acquired for non-locals. If retrieving a physical ILL item, we will allow your entrance to Anna’s office. Please return physical items to the book return in the breezeway.

  • Curbside pickup.  We are implementing curbside pickup and books can be ordered for pickup at askthelibrarian@lyon.edu.  We’ll notify you when they are on the cart which will be rolled into the breezeway.  They will already be checked out in your name and all you have to do is pick them up!

  • Returned books should be returned in the wall slot which is also in the breezeway entrance on the right when facing the library.

  • Use WorldCat Discovery to find most of what you'll need for your research needs.  It's the search box in the upper left corner!  If that doesn't work, try the A-Z blue box.

  • Reserves.  Because of Covid the reserve collection has been disbanded for this academic year.  Please check with the librarians if you need to order an ebook or streaming media.  Additionally,  documents can be scanned and links loaded into Schoology.

  • All study rooms on the third floor are locked and a key can be checked out at the front desk to use a study rooms.  Your ID card must be submitted to check out a key.  This is only for students with permission from student life to use the library.
  • All returned items will be in quarantine for 96 hours (4 days).

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Updated 08-05-2020

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