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Drama: Finding Books

Useful shelf-marks

The most common shelf-marks for Drama are:
PN1600-PN3307 = Books about Drama, Acting and the Theatre

This breaks down into more specific topics:
PN1660-PN1693 = Technique of dramatic composition
PN2000-PN3307 = Dramatic representation.The theatre.
PN2061-PN2071 = Art of acting

Plays by specific writers are found in the literature sections (usually PR or PS) - check QCat for shelf-marks and details.

You will find the main section on Floor 2.  Recommended books will also be found in Short Loan on the Ground Floor of the McClay Library.

Where can I find books about my subject in the McClay Library?

Finding Books Using the Library Catalogue

Understanding shelf-marks

Each book has a shelf-mark, which is a combination of letters and numbers. Break this down into sections to make it easier to find the book you are looking for.


Just ask at one of the Enquiry Desks if you can't find what you are looking for - we are here to help.