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Theater Studies

Use this guide to find books, articles, databases, and other resources for research in Theater

Evaluating Sources

Source #1: The Hilarity of Unhappiness in Oh Tae-suk's Tempest: Cross-Cultural Access and Precolonial/Indigenous Aesthetics

Source #2: "Is this an island or a boat?": The Tempest (dir. Tae-Suk Oh) at La MaMa Theater

  • Audience? Who will be reading this source?
  • Author? Who wrote this source?
  • Credentials? What are the credentials of the author? Can you tell if they are an expert on the subject? 
  • Are there sources or links to other information about the topic? Yes (If so, what kind?) or No.
  • Purpose? What is the purpose of this source?
  • Language? How easy or difficult to read or understand will most people find this source?
  • Publisher? Who published this source?
  • Source of information reliable? Would you trust this source? 
  • Scholarly/Popular? Is this source scholarly or popular?
  • Peer Review? Is this source peer-reviewed? How can you tell?