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This Guide contains library resources for your research in the Department's three areas of study:

  • Theatre and Performance
  • Speech Communication
  • Digital Arts Communication

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Coverage: 1900 - present
Articles, books, and conference proceedings in the communications field, including advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.

Coverage: 1966 - present
Peer-reviewed literature from scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Coverage: varies
Scholarly journals covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and more.

Coverage: 16th century - present
Reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. Also includes images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other ephemera resources.

Coverage: 1926 - present
Indexes books, articles, and websites relating to modern languages, literatures, folklore, linguistics, and film.

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