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University of Portland Clark Library

Theater: Plays

Finding Plays

Finding Biographical Information About Playwrights

Find Songs from Musical Theater

Tips for Finding Plays in UP Library Search

Use quotation marks around the play title, especially for plays with only 2 or 3 common words in the title:

Example: "Good Kids"

Include the author's last name as a search term (especially for plays with very short titles)

Example: "Good Kids" Iizuka

UP Library Search: Search UP + Summit

Use UP Library Search to find books, streaming videos, online resources, journal articles, and much more (Search Tips). See the Finding Books on the Shelf handout to locate books in the building. See the Requesting Clark Library / Summit Items handout to request books for delivery to the Service Desk for you to pick up.

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