Oxford Music Online provides access and cross-search capabilities of Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Includes articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works. Simultaneous user limit:3 Coverage: 1890 - Present. Updated: Continually.
JSTOR archives images and full text of scholarly journals. Subscription includes: Life Sciences Collection (which includes Biological Science, Ecology & Botany and Health & General Sciences), Arts and Sciences Collections I through X (which includes many disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences including: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural History, Area Studies, Art & Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, Education, Feminist & Women’s Studies, Film Studies, History, Language & Literature, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Religion, and Technology.) and many individual journal titles. Updated: Continually.
Humanities Full Text contains full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Also includes: feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more. Coverage: 1984 - Present. Updated: Daily.
Academic OneFile is a general interest database containing scholarly and popular articles on a variety of topics including: Physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Contains audio, images and video. Coverage: 1980-present.
Naxos Music Library provides tracks and free online listening, using static URLs to link directly to pieces of music, and creating playlists in individual user accounts. Includes: vocal, choral, chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. Headphones available at Circulation. Contains audio files. Simultaneous user limit:5
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