This guide is useful for people studying Applied Performing Arts & Dance. It will help you find useful resources in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) and online.

Books and DVDs

Books and DVDs are available on both floors of the LRC. The numbers on the resources represent their subjects. Useful numbers for this subject on Floor 1 include:

371.3Study Skills812American Plays
371.4Careers820English Literature
391Fashion822English Plays
391.4Masks822.SHAShakespeare Plays and Criticism (inc. CDs and DVDs)
398Folklore832German Plays (inc. German Films)
780Music839.8Danish and Norwegian Plays
792Theatre and Performance842French Plays (inc. French Films)
792.028Acting852Italian Plays (inc. Italian Films)
792.8Dance and Ballet862Spanish Plays (inc. Spanish Films)
792.809Dance Companies and Theatres872Latin Plays and Poetry
792.82Choreography882Greek Plays and Poetry
792.84Dance and Ballet Productions (inc DVD's)DVDFloor 2
800LiteratureDVD SHAFloor 1 (Shakespeare Section at 822.SHA)
810American LiteratureF.AAA-F.ZZZFloor 2 (Fiction)

Specific authors and titles can be found by using the Library Catalogue.

Newspapers and Journals

The LRC subscribes to several daily newspapers and journals which are kept on Floor 2. The current copies of these can only be used in the LRC, but older copies can be borrowed. The journal titles most relevant to this subject are:

Online Resources

For external access, click on the website link listed below. Click on login via your institution (choose Peter Symonds College from the list) and use your regular college username and password.

Useful Websites

The following websites may prove useful:

Other Websites

If you're looking for information on the internet, try using these as an alternative to Google:

  • Intute
    You can either type in a keyword search, or browse the topic headings through the subject links at the top of the screen. All the websites to which Intute links have been recommended by lecturers in further and higher education.
  • BUBL
    This site links to recommended websites. You can either type in a keyword search or browse the subject headings in order to find information.

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