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Motion Picture and Theater Production Crafts (MPTP): Home

Look here for sources to inspire your set dressing! Find books, articles and websites.

Remote Access

Access articles and electronic books from the Library's subscription databases from off-campus! When you click on a database, you will be prompted for your user name (your student ID) and PIN (the two-digit month and day of your birth in MMDD format). 

Example for student with ID number 88-123-4567 born February 25th:

User name: 881234567
PIN: 0225

 

If you need help resetting your pin, please visit this page.

Library Catalog

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You can search for books by entering your search terms in the search box and clicking the Search button. Your search will take you to the Primo OneSearch library catalog, where you can view books on your search topic(s).

Advanced Search

Search Terms

Possible search terms for the catalog:

Medieval AND "daily life"

"Middle Ages" AND "daily life"

Italy AND "social customs"

"American arts and crafts movement"

Victorian AND "daily life"

Furniture AND "art deco"

"Interior design" AND 1960s

Need more ideas? Ask a librarian!

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search through specialized encyclopedias for information on artistic styles and historical eras. Consider limiting your results to the arts.

Films on Demand

Search for video clips on historical eras or artistic styles. 

Artstor

Other Resources

Find books about historical eras and artistic styles. Limit your results to books. This database is especially useful for finding recent titles in electronic format.

Helpful Websites

Additional Reading

Internet searching

When searching for a phrase, put quotation marks around the phrase.

Example: "Victorian era" AND "daily life"

To narrow your results to reputable sites, search by domain types .edu, .org, .gov.

Example:

"Middle ages" AND costume site:.edu

"industrial age" AND "daily life" site:(.edu OR .gov OR .org)

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Fall 2022 In-Person Library Hours

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Tuesday: 9am-5pm

Wednesday: 9am-8pm

Thursday: 9am-5pm

 

September 5: Closed

November 24: Closed

 

 

 


 

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