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Drama Dashboard: Welcome


Welcome to the Drama library dashboard. The dashboard provides quick links to the resources you need to succeed in your course. Whether you are online or on-Grounds, UVA Library services and support are available to all students. 

Your Librarian

Your Librarian is Amy Hunsaker

Each school/department at UVA is assigned a research librarian. Connect with Amy for help with your assignments. This service is available to all Drama students, and meeting with a librarian early in your research process can help you save time and get a better grade.

Amy can help with: Locating videos, scripts, and literature about drama, brainstorming your research topic, developing your search strategy, capstone/thesis/dissertation planning, identifying relevant databases/journals for your research and literature reviews, and citation management. Amy can meet with you in-person or online via Zoom.

Search Virgo

Virgo is the Library catalog, where you can find books, articles, and more. 

Ask a Librarian

Sign Up for Library events

Sign up for Library orientations, workshops, and events with our online calendar. UVA Library programming is offered in-person and online.

Explore Video Performances

These are the most useful databases for finding and streaming theatre productions.

Search for academic articles

Academic databases contain peer-reviewed articles, scientific papers, reports, and more. These are the most used databases for Drama research.

Databases for Finding Scripts

In addition to Virgo, Digital Theatre+, and Drama Online, you can use the following tools to track down plays and film scripts. 

Find Monologues & Scenes in Virgo

  • Search by Keyword or LC Subject.
  • Most monologue books begin with the call number PN 2080. You can browse this area of the shelves to find ones that look interesting.
  • If you want to find a certain type of monologue or scene, try one of these keyword combinations:
    • Monologues and women
    • Scenes and Shakespeare
    • Monologues and contemporary
    • Auditions and monologues

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