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Searching the Library

To find resources pertinent to Canadian theatre, search the Library by combining the following search terms

  • Keyword (all fields): canad*
    • Adding the asterisk to the end of your search term, e.g. canad* evokes a search function called truncation:
      • The results of this search will be items with words starting with the characters "canad" PLUS any other characters; e.g. "canada", "canadian" or "canadiana"


  • Subject: drama OR theatre OR theater

Plays and other publications by Playwrights Canada Press

Plays published by Playwrights Canada Press are discoverable through our website:

  • Drama Online provides access to plays published to 2016
  • eBook Central provides access to plays published from 2017
    • The contents of both above providers are discoverable by searching the databases individually;
    • Or, you can search our Library Search Bar with the phrase "Playwrights Canada Press"
  • The keyword search "Playwrights Canada Press" will also return other publications by PCP

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