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Finding books using subject headings

Use GIL, Lane Library's online catalog, to search for books on specific professions. Search for books with vocational guidance or career in their subject headings:

  • Acting
  • Costume design
  • Theater or Theaters
  • Theater--history and criticism
  • Drama
  • Dramatic criticism
  • Drama--history and criticism
  • Motion picture or Motions pictures
  • Motion picture--acting
  • Motion pictures--history and criticism
  • Performance Art
  • Stage

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Library of Congress Call Numbers for Theater/Drama

The Lane Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to assign call numbers to books so that you can find them on the shelves. If you'd like to browse the shelves, you can find the theater books under these broad categories, both in the Reference Collection, 1st floor and in the Main Stacks, 2nd floor:

  • Literature (General). Drama: PN1600-3307
    • Drama. History: PN 1720-1861
    • Dramatic representation. The Theater: PN2000-3307
      • By time period: PN2131-2193
    • Collections of General Literature. Drama: PN6110.5-6120

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