Electronic Resources | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Electronic Resources

Some online resources for students and researchers of drama, theatre and performance.

Anatomy TV - A database of fully interactive anatomy models that can be explored at many different levels.

British Screen Online - Features British films and television clips from the collections of the BFI National Archive.

Cambridge Journals Online – Access to New Theatre Quarterly, Theatre Survey and Theatre Reasearch International.

DawsonEra - access to a catalogue of eBooks.

Digital Theatre Plus - Presents award-winning British theatre productions that can be viewed in full or in part for key scenes or speeches. Study guides, interviews and documentaries feature the cast and creative teams behind each production

Drama Online - The collection features the theatre lists of Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare and Faber and Faber as well as production photos from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Critical interpretations, theatre history, surveys and major reference works on authors, movements, practitioners, periods and genres are included alongside performance and practitioner texts, acting and backstage guides.

eJournals (Swetswise) - A collection of electronic journals subscribed to by Central.

Google Scholar - Find scholarly literature from a variety of sources including articles, theses, books, abstracts and publishers, societies, repositories and universities.

The International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance - Includes journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts covering theatre and performance.

International Index to Performing Arts - An extensive collection of full text articles from 97 eJournals.

JSTOR - A digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.

Literature Online (LION) - Contains English and American drama and prose.

MYATHENS - Access to the Athens portal.

ProQuest Newsstand - Access to a comprehensive range of newspapers.

Routledge Performance Archive - Provides unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present performances. This constantly growing online collection spans more than fifty years of documented work from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics.

Science Direct – Access to Arts in Psychotherapy (eJournal).

Search25 - By doing one search across many library catalogues at the same time using Search25 you will identify resources in libraries and museums across London and the south-east.

Senate House Library Catalogue

Senate House Libary - access to Senate House Library collection of databases/eResources

The Shakespeare Collection - A collection of Shakespeare’s plays.

Taylor and Francis – Access to a range of eJournals.

ZetocAccess to the British Library Electronic Table of Contents of around 20,0000 current journals and 16,0000 conference proceedings published since 1993. Updated daily.

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