Books written by scholars and published by university presses are a good source of information for many topics.
When and Why You Should Use Books:
Remember: Books may contain less recent information, often due to a lengthy publication process. Also, you may only need to read one chapter of a scholarly book!
Looking for an Ebook or Ebook chapter? Use the Library Search to find Ebooks on your topic at Temple.
For almost all online searches, the spelling theater or theatre really matters and can drastically affect search results. Note these general guidelines of when to use one or the other.
American practice (can be inconsistent):
British & Canadian practice:
Tip: A truncation search on theat* will retrieve results on both spellings, plus the plural forms and the adjective "theatrical."
Tip: Use theater when doing a subject search in Library Search or library database.