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Digital Theatre Plus Quick Start Guide: Welcome

Introduction

Digital Theatre Plus contains videos and audio recordings of drama productions and interviews with theatre practitioners.  There is also a collection of theatre theory and criticism to read.

Access

Available from the library web site:

  • library.itsligo.ie
  • Databases
  • Choose Digital Theatre Plus from the list

You may need to enter your IT Sligo user name and password:

Students: studentnumber@mail.itsligo.ie and IT Sligo Password 
(Students should try their student number alone with IT Sligo password if their email does not work)

Staff: lastname.firstname@itsligo.ie and IT Sligo Password 

Searching

The main screen includes a search box. 

Enter the term Shakespeare and Click Search

If you scroll down to the bottom of the screen, there are options to limit the results of your search to certain types of resources.

Browse

To browse the collection, Click Digital Theatre+ to return to the main screen.  You may choose Plays and Productions, Practice and Productions or Theory and Criticism along the top of the screen. 


For example choose Practice and Practitioners, then scroll to the bottom of the screen to choose:

Role: eg. Actor, Academic, Arts Manager

Form of Practice: eg. Staging, Teaching, Training

Resource Type: eg. Documentary, Interview, Master Class


You can also choose from an A-Z picker or Curriculum (UK Second Level)

Viewing

Choose Plays and Productions and Search for A Doll’s House

From among the five results, two are productions. Choose one of them.

Click 

You can watch the play from start to finish or choose from key scenes and speeches.

Extra Help

If you scroll to the very end of the screen, there is further information about Digital Theatre+.  For example the About Us link provides access to a Table of Contents which can be downloaded in spreadsheet form.