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At Uni and the public libraries, the call number for Shakespeare is 822.33. However, if the focus is on movies or television, use 791.4. If it's theatre, use 792.
Heck, start with the catalog, or you'll be spending a lot of time scanning the stacks.
UIUC Online Catalog - Searches all UIUC libraries.
If a book is not available at UIUC . . .
- I-Share - Searches for items in more than 80 academic libraries in Illinois, including UIUC.
- WorldCat - Searches for items in libraries throughout the world.
Narrow Your Search to Books at Uni Library
Here is how to find books at Uni using the UIUC Online Catalog.
1. First do a search in the UIUC Online Catalog.
2. Once you have your search results, use the sidebar on the right side to limit your search results by LOCATION.
3. Write down the call number and search the stacks at Uni for your book!
International Index to the Performing Arts
The International Index to the Performing Arts indexes nearly half a million articles and reviews from the late 19th century to the present that cover theatre, dance, and film. You can search for performance reviews, critical analyses, and feature articles from hundreds of periodicals and journals.
International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance
Find full text articles on productions of Shakespeare's works.
MLA International Bibliography
Indexes literary criticism from 1963 to the present.
Searches full-text for back-file articles and reviews in over 130 multi-disciplinary journals. See Project Muse (below) for more recent articles.
Searches full-text in over 150 journals supplied by 10 university presses. Click on the search button to start your search. Muse works well for more recent periodical issues, while JSTOR (see above) reproduces older volumes.
Academic Search Permier
General periodical database.
Using the University Library