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Theatre and Dance Collection Development Policy

Art Department (College of Arts & Letters)
Librarian Liaison: Sean Hogan
Faculty Representative: Mr. 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/majors or areas of specialization: B.A., 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-

Geographical Areas: World

Noted Publishers: Silman-James Press; Allen & Unwin; Westview Press; McGraw-Hill; Oxford University Press

Reviews:  Books in Print  

Material Formats Collected: monographs, videos

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

Other General Considerations:

Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses: Improve video collection

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:

Other Considerations:

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