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Arden School of Theatre: Books

Arden Theatre School Library Resources

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If the book is out on loan - place a reservation. You can reserve an item online by searching for it on our library catalogue, or ask a member of library staff. 

Borrow from another library

If the book is not available in your library - use the interlibrary loan service to transfer it from another Manchester College library. Ask a member of library staff for details. 

If you are able to visit another Manchester College library, you can borrow any item providing you have your student ID card. 

Contact your subject librarian if you would like to recommend a book for the library. 

Top Books for Acting, Dance and Performance, Theatre and Performance and Musical Theatre

Dewey Class Numbers

Class numbers are found on the spines of books, etc and are used in libraries to help arrange items in a particular way in order for people to find them.  

For example, a play by Harold Pinter would have the class number 822.914 PIN.

Harold Pinter books

When searching for items on the library catalogue and Discover, note the class number and you can then find the book on the shelves. 

On the end of the library shelving you will find a sign to help you find the class numbers you are looking for.