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THTR 435: Theatre History I: Books & eBooks


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After conducting your search, use the filters on the left to narrow to specific resource types, locations, etc. 

Catalog Search Results

See results of a subject search for THEATRE or THEATER in the library catalog, MnPALS.

What if I want to browse the shelves?!?

Well, by all means, GO AHEAD!  Here are just a couple of LC call numbers to get you started--ask a librarian for ideas of other areas that apply to your research.

  • CB = Middle ages
  • GT = Costuming
  • PN 2035 = Theatre

Other book search options

If you don't find your book in the Library Catalog, try searching

MnPALS: a catalog of MnSCU libraries (use your SMSU ID and password to request items)

MnLink: a statewide library catalog (use your SMSU ID and password to request items)

WorldCat: a worldwide library catalog (note: to request an item from WorldCat, most often you must fill out a blank book request form. Currently there is no way to request directly from WorldCat unless the item is owned by a MnPALS library.)

Search for ebooks

There are a few examples of ebooks in the box below this one.  Your topics will be wildly varied--to find ebooks that are in your area of interest, just click the ebooks link, and you can search the database!


The following titles are examples of electronic books you can access on the topic of Theatre. These will also come up in your MnPALS catalog search. Have questions about how to use an eBook? Here's more information about eBooks.