These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the Drama collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus).
For questions or more information, please contact the Fine & Performing Arts Librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The UW Libraries is committed to providing convenient and timely access to collections and information resources that are outstanding with respect to their quality, depth, diversity, format and currency to support the research and teaching missions of the University of Washington.
For the purpose of this guide, drama refers to the act of performers presenting material on stage for an audience; and encompasses the textual, technical, and critical aspects of theatrical performance.
Library of Congress Classification (LC):
GT: Costume, dress, and fashion
GV: Dance, circuses, and spectacles
ML: Librettos, texts, scenarios of musicals
MT: Musical Theatre
NX: Administration of the arts
PA: Greek, Roman, and Latin and Medieval Drama
PG: Slavic and Russian Drama
PJ: Israeli Drama
PK: Sanskrit Drama
PL: Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Drama
PN: Drama including history, acting, stagecraft, theatres, and playwriting
PQ: French, Italian, and Spanish (including Latin America) Drama
PR: English Language Drama (excluding United States), including England, Australia, Canada, and former English Colonies
PS: Drama of the United States
PT: German, Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish Drama
TT: Clothing Manufacturing, Fashion Design, Dressmaking, and Hatmaking
U: Arms and Armor
UC: Military Uniforms