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THE 150: History I - Gough (Spring 2021): Home

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This guide provides you with- and will help you find- scholarly and other credible sources in support of the Dramaturgical Notebook Project. These resources are related to the study of  theatre and performance for the options you have for the project: Classical Greece (478-323 B.C.), Japanese Nō/Noh, Medieval England (@1000 to 1453), the Renaissance (@1450–1625), but not Shakespeare.

Getting Research Help in Spring 2021

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Once you're logged in look for "ezproxy.uvm.edu" in the URL of the web page (e.g., http://library.uvm.edu.ezproxy.uvm.edu/) to ensure that you are connected to the UVM network.
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Found a citation to a book or journal article that you need, but isn't owned by the library? Obtain the item through Interlibrary Loan.

Interlibrary Loan's (ILL) service for UVM affiliates will obtain materials (books, articles, book chapters) not owned by the UVM Libraries, from other libraries and document delivery sources. This service is free for UVM students, faculty, and staff. An article is delivered electronically and usually arrives within a few days. Book requests are generally filled within a week. 

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UVM students may request scans of articles and book chapters from materials available in Howe Library regular print and microform collections. ILL staff will scan articles or book chapters and deliver them as a PDF to a user's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) portal. There is no fee. Copyright law applies.

Requests for ILL and Document Delivery may be placed online. Log in to your ILL portal using your UVM netid and e-mail password.
If you are making a request for the first time, you will need to register for the service before making a request. View a brief video on this page for instructions on how to register.

Find more details and a link to the request forms. There is also a link ("ILL/DD" green button) on the Library homepage.

When you enter your ILL portal, in the left sidebar, select 

View a brief video on this page for instructions on how to request print items through document delivery.

Some Definitions...

Theatre - drama as acted on the stage.
Drama - plays as a literary form (literature)

Middle Ages: the period of European history from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West (5th century) to the fall of Constantinople (1453), or, more narrowly, from c.1000 to 1453. Medieval (var. Mediaeval): relating to the Middle Ages. [from the Concise Oxford English Dictionary....]

Renaissance: now generally used to describe the politics, beliefs, philosophy, science, scholarship, discourse, literature, handwriting, printing, painting, engraving, sculpture, architecture, and music of that period (@1450–1625). [from the Oxford Companion to British History]

Elizabethan: Belonging to the period of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603). [from the Oxford English Dictionary]. This period is encompassed within the Renaissance, but is restricted to Great Britain. Renaissance period also applies to Great Britain, but extends beyond to other countries.