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THTR 219: Theatre History II: Articles/Databases/Websites

Polling Your Research

Where did you find good scholarly resources  for your research topic?

Polling Your Research
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How To Find Articles

  1. Use the databases listed on this page to find articles.

  2. If it isn't available in full-text, click the "Find It!" button.  We might have e-access another way or have it in print. 
  3. If we don't have it, order the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

If you're off-campus, you will be prompted for your Willamette username & password.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can customize Google Scholar to recognize Willamette-owned materials (visit our Google Scholar page for more info).


Use "Google Grammar" to improve your search.  For example:

"alienation effect" +Brecht 

Google Scholar Search

Sample Websites for Historical Data

MLA International Bibliography

Useful Databases for this Course

Humanities and Fine Arts Librarian

Streaming Music Databases

  • American Song 
    Includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
  • Classical Music Library 
    Includes recordings of music written from the earliest times (eg Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
  • Contemporary World Music 
    Contains important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
  • Jazz Music Library 
    The largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.


ARTstor provides a broad and deep general collection of images of world art and architecture, as well as special collections including Native American, Asian, American and European art.