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Theatre & Dance Collection Development Policy

Department of Theatre & Dance
Library Liaison: Sean Hogan
Faculty Representative: Christopher Bailey

Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3

Overall Collecting Level: Present level E=minimal; Desired level is C=Study

Purpose/program description: Offers a B.A. and B.S. in Communication Arts with concentrations in Theatre (Specializations in Theatre Design and Theatre Performance) and Theatre Education. Minors in Theatre and Dance.

  • Accrediting body: N/A
  • Degrees offered: B.A. and B.S.

Collection Development Plan

Targeted Areas: Musical Theatre & audio/ video media. General coverage: theatre education, theatre design and performance

General Collection Guidelines

Languages: English

Chronological Guidelines: Pre 1900-present

Dates of Publication: 2000-present

Geographical Areas: World

Noted Publishers: Silman-James Press; Allen & Unwin Book Publishers; Westview Press; McGraw-Hill; and Osford Univerity Press

Review Sources: Books in Print

Material Formats Collected: monographs and videos

Material Formats Excluded: workbooks, textbooks, review copies, computer software, instructional software, books on CD or tape (library storage/operational constraints)

Other General Considerations: N/A

Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses: N/A

LC Subject Subdivisions: (N1-NX820)

  • Performing Arts (PN1560-1590)
  • Drama (PN1600-3307)
  • Oratory (PN4001-4355)

Related Subject Areas: Communication

Impact of Local, Regional, or National Cooperative Programs: N/A

Other Considerations: N/A

Date Prepared: 9/2012; Last Updated: 8/2013