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African American Experience - American Mosaic ABC-CLIO More info...

African American Experience - American Mosaic


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

American Mosaic - The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 400 volumes, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.



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Historical/Primary Resources

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Art, History, Music, Sociology and Criminal Justice
AtoZ the World World Trade Press More info...

AtoZ the World


Publisher: World Trade Press

AtoZ the World is an enormous resource providing comprehensive information about 175 countries. Each country has 107 modules covering such topics as culture and customs, food, religion, language, maps, commerce... just about anything you can think of. From the website: "World Trade Press is a publishing and information products company dedicated to providing reliable, up-to-date digital media essential for researchers, educators, travelers, and logistics and international trade professionals. These products draw from our Global Knowledgebase of digital reference information, which complements our printed offerings that include maps, books, and atlases."



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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, Directories, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

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General and Multidisciplinary, Useful and Interesting, Business, Education, Language and Literature, Music, Political Science, Religion
ChoralWiki Choral Public Domain Library More info...

ChoralWiki


Publisher: Choral Public Domain Library

Over 10,000 free choral scores are available through Choral Public Domain Library, the largest site of its kind on the web. Search by title, composer, musical period, or genre.



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Music
Classical Music Library Alexander Street Press More info...

Classical Music Library


Publisher: Alexander Street Press

The Classical Music Library's growing collection of 50,000-plus tracks for listening and searching is supplemented by extensive reference materials and backed by a powerful suite of tools designed to support learning.

Search: Classical Music Library
Search tens of thousands of tracks online in streaming audio



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Media

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Music
Classical Net Classical Net More info...

Classical Net


Publisher: Classical Net

Classical music resources and links.



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Reference Sources & Tools

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Music
e-Libro Premium ebrary More info...

e-Libro Premium


Publisher: ebrary

e-Libro Premium includes over 100,000 titles from more than 500 publishers, 95% from Latin America and Spain. e-Libro Premium also includes Open Access titles for seamless access to scholarly works. Books for the collection are selected for both research and instructional value from leading commercial, academic and university press publishers from Spain and all countries in Latin America. The full range of academic topics is covered in the collection, as well as more general reference works.



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E-Books

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General and Multidisciplinary, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Education, Language and Literature, Medicine and Health, Music, Physiology, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

A bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Now includes nearly 86,000 essays from almost 700 collections. Essays from more than 300 volumes and more than 20 annuals and serial publications are added annually. Also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.

Searchable by personal and corporate author, title, subject, and keyword, and also by Dewey and LC classification numbers, publisher, publication year, ISBN and ISSN, series, and country of publication.

Type of coverage: Bibliographic citations to articles/chapters in books and annuals.

 



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Indexes & Abstracts

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Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Art, Language and Literature, History
Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Essay & General Literature Index Retrospective offers access to tens of thousands of essays that are otherwise all but inaccessible. The database unlocks a wealth of information in thousands of collections and anthologies and cites more than 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900 as well as full-text books. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film (From publisher's web site).



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Indexes & Abstracts

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Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Language and Literature, History
European Library, The The European Library More info...

European Library, The


Publisher: The European Library

Access the collections of national and research libraries throughout Europe. View rare documents, videos, manuscripts and images.



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Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Media, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Art, History, Language and Literature, Music, Religion, Theatre Arts
Free Music Archive WFMU More info...

Free Music Archive


Publisher: WFMU

Legal, free, high-quality music downloads from a multitude of genres.



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Media

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Music
Good Ear Martin Schoeberl More info...

Good Ear


Publisher: Martin Schoeberl

Aural exercises in identifying intervals, chords, scales and cadences.



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Music
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective allows instant searching of the equivalent of 46 printed volumes: International Index: 18 volumes, 1907 - March 1965 Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes April 1965 – March 1974 Humanities Index: 10 volumes: April 1974 – March 1984 Social Sciences Index: 9 volumes April 1974 – March 1983



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Indexes & Abstracts

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Art, Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Library Science, Mass Communication, Music, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies
Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.Content Includes:

  • Full-text articles from over 330 journals
  • High-quality indexing of nearly 700 periodicals
  • Periodical coverage dating as far back as 1910


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Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Religion, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Art, Language and Literature, History
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music Library of Congress More info...

Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music


Publisher: Library of Congress

Search for sheet music by American composers: popular songs, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrument music, method books, instructional materials, and music for bands and orchestra.



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Music
Oxford Music Online Oxford University Press More info...

Oxford Music Online


Publisher: Oxford University Press

Grove Music Online has been the leading online resource for music research since its inception in 2001, a comprehensive compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), as well as numerous subsequent updates and emendations. Including more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world, Grove Music Online is the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music.
With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works) and The Oxford Dictionary of Music (which supplements Grove's more-extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users).



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Biographies, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, Reference Sources & Tools

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Music
Petrucci Music Library IMSLP More info...

Petrucci Music Library


Publisher: IMSLP

Petrucci Music Library is a collaborative virtual library of public domain music scores. It currently includes more than twenty thousand works from three thousand composers, with new works added every month. The site boasts the complete works of Johann Sebastian Bach in the Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe (1851-99), Ludwig van Beethoven , Frederic Chopin, Johannes Brahams,Corelli, Faure, Sibelius, Schumann, and a large percentage of Franz Liszt, among others. General keyword and composer name searching is available, as well as browsing by time period, genre, instrumentation, and nationality (Reference & User Services Quarterly, Fall 2010).



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Reference Sources & Tools

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Music
ScorSer Sergey Korolev More info...

ScorSer


Publisher: Sergey Korolev

A search engine designed for musicians. Search the web for scores, sheet music, MP3s, backing tracks and audio files.



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Music
Sheet Music Consortium Sheet Music Consortium More info...

Sheet Music Consortium


Publisher: Sheet Music Consortium

Search the sheet music collections of 22 separate libraries. Over 200,000 items available. Browse by repository, title, composer, publisher, and date. 



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Music
Teoría--Music Theory Web thesingingzone.com More info...

Teoría--Music Theory Web


Publisher: thesingingzone.com

Tutorials on reading music, intervals, scales, chords, harmonic functions, and interactive exercises. A reference page provides definitions of commonly used musical terms.



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Music
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