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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.

Library Hours 2020-21

Open 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday and

Closed Weekends Until February 4.

Hours for Spring Semester 2021
Starting February 2

Sunday 6 p.m. to Midnight
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday Closed

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Updated 01-13-2021

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