Collection Development Policy

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Theatre & Dance

Theatre & Dance Department  (College of Arts & Letters)  
Librarian Liaison: Inga Filippo
Faculty Representative:
Mr. Marcus Hayes

Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3

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

Purpose and 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., 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

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:   

Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses:   

Improve video collection

LC Subject Subdivisions:   

  • 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