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Drama - v1

This library guide provides resources for students of drama or anyone with an interest in the subject.

Books at the Contra Costa College Library

Getting started with encyclopedias!

The CCC Library has many great print reference books. Remember that encyclopedias are usually about broader topics (such as prisons), so use more general words to search for print encyclopedias (rather than specific ideas like "prison discrimination in California").

Three encyclopedias on top of a tableEncyclopedias are ideal starting points for any research project. They can provide:

  • background or introductory information on a topic
  • information about important dates, events, and people related to a topic
  • definitions of relevant terms and terminology
  • bibliographies of further sources to consult on your topic

Selected Books - Drama

     Why use books to do research?

  • Books provide in-depth information and analysis on a topic
  • Books often give valuable background information on a topic
  • Books can put your topic in context, helping you understand all the pertinent issues 
  • Books lead you to other sources through their bibliographies and references