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COVID-19 update: New COVID-19 communications protocols, campus non-medical mask protocol

Limited Computers (50) and Study Spaces (81) on the 1st and 2nd floors of the TFDL are available and must be booked. Book here.

We are now offering contactless pickup – for current Ucalgary Students, Faculty and Staff only. Place requests for materials that you want from our library system. Pick them up when you receive an email.

Virtual service hours today: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. You can return your books to the exterior book drop on the East side of the TFDL. More information on the Covid 19 page.


This guide provides selected resources available to you through UCalgary Library and the Internet

Search the Collection for Books & eBooks

Enhance your search with Basic Boolean Operators such as AND, OR, Quotations, etc. Please see more at the

Search Terms

Here are some useful terms for your search query:

  • Periodicals
  • Chronology
  • History & Aesthetics
  • Criticism
  • Drama--16th century--Performance
  • Drama--17th century--Manuscripts
  • Drama--19th century--Philosophy and Aesthetics
  • Drama--20th century--History and Criticism

Browse the Shelves

To browse for books related to Drama on the shelves, use mainly the call number PN & GT (TFDL, 5th & 6th Floor). For example:

  • PN1530: The monolgue
  • PN1560 - PN1590: The performing arts. Show business
  • PN2000 - PN3307: Dramatic representation. The theater
    • PN2061 - PN2071: Art of acting
    • PN2085 - PN2091: The stage and accessories
  • GT500 - GT2370: Costume. Dress. Fashion

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