In-depth and introductory material may be found in online and print books on a variety of topics. Books take much longer to write (and read) and are designed for in-depth explanations of entire fields and larger issues. Use Library Search or the box below to find print and electronic books in Rowan's collection.
Subject headings are descriptions of the content of library materials using precise language. You can click on them in a relevant catalog record or search for them in advanced searches.
Campbell Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to organize its books, using call numbers to place items on a physical shelf.
You can find books on dance under these call numbers in the Performing Arts Collection on the second floor of Campbell Library:
GV 1781 - GV 1795 -- Theatrical dancing
PN 1530 - PN 1559 -- Monologue. Dialogue
PN 1560 - PN 1599 -- Performing Arts. Show Business
PN 1625 -- Theatre Dictionaries
PN 1660 - PN 1697 -- Technique of dramatic composition
PN 1720 - PN 1861.2 -- Theatre History
PN 1865 -- One-act plays
PN 2061 -PN 2071 -- Art of acting
PN 2080 -- Selections for practice (Scenes, monologues, dialogue, etc.)
PN 2085 - PN 2091 -- Stagecraft, lighting, scenery design
PN 2131 - PN 2193 -- Theatre history by period
PN 2131 - PN 2145 -- Ancient
PN 2152 - PN 2160 -- Medieval
PN 2171 - PN 2179 -- Renaissance
PN 2181 - PN 2193 -- Modern
PN 2219.3 - PN 3030 -- Special regions or countries
PN 3035 -- The Jewish theater
PN 3151 - PN 3171 -- Amateur theater
PN 3175 - PN 3191 -- College and school theatricals
PN 3203 - PN 3299 -- Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc.
You can find books on related topics on the fourth floor in the general collection of Campbell Library:
NX 456.5 P38 -- Performance art
TT 507 -- Costume and fashion design
For almost all online searches, the spelling theater or theatre really matters and can drastically affect search results. Here are some general guidelines:
Rowan University Library Services can locate and obtain books/media not in our own collection. Items from other libraries can be obtained in a matter of a few days in most cases.