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The Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It indexes 1,100 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.

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This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.

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Contains approximately 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights, with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Close to 600 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors.

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The DS is a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscriptions from a variety of U.S. institutions (Huntington Library, Jewish Theological Seminary, Grolier Club, UC Berkeley, etc.).

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E-corpus is a collective digital library that catalogs and disseminates numerous documents: manuscripts, archives, books, journals, prints, audio recordings, video, etc.

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eBooks on EBSCOhost

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This web site provides access to the full-text content of 4,274 e-books purchased by the USC Libraries from netLibrary.

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Features the John Larpent Archival Collection from the Huntington Library which includes over 2,500 digital facsimile of almost every play submitted for license in England between 1737 and 1824. This resource is provided by Adam Matthew.

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An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000.

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World War I, Hildegard of Bingen, Art Nouveau, and the Euro are all covered in the multilingual Europeana archive.

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Ethnographic field videos representing religious, ethnic, and cultural groups worldwide. Collections span several decades. Content includes music, dance, everyday life, important events, and interviews.

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Locate musical works contained in printed collections, sets, and series; indexes individual compositions printed in complete works of composers, anthologies of music, and other scholarly editions.

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IPA Source

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Literal and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions for musical vocal works in French, German, Italian, Latin, and Spanish.

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Latino Literature

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This is the most comprehensive database in this field, with more than 100,000 pages of fiction and poetry representing Chicano and Latin American writers working in the United States.

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Library Music Source

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Digital score resources, including CD Sheet Music, the Orchestra Musician’s Library (instrumental parts for the standard canon of orchestral works), and an Accompaniment Studio.

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LCO is comprised of 10 collections of English-language scholarly and popular commentary on literary works in most languages ranging from the classical to Shakespeare to contemporary publications.

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Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline.

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March of Time

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From 1935-1967, American theatergoers and television watchers were witness to Time Inc.'s unique and controversial newsreel series, The March of Time.

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Met Opera on Demand

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Video recordings of Metropolitan Opera performances going back more than 80 years; includes historic radio broadcasts and some live events.

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Global music industry information in three platforms: Music ID Data, Music ID Revenue, and Music ID Impact.

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Music Online: Listening

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Centralized access to all subscribed audio databases under Alexander Street / ProQuest.

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Musical America

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An international directory of the performing artists and management, with industry news, events, press releases, articles, and polls. (Access limited to 5 concurrent users)

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The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge.

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Naxos Music Library

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Audio recordings from all eras of western music history. (Access limited to 15 concurrent users)

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Orchestral Music Online

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The digital version of David Daniels' reference work; search compositions by duration, instrumentation, chorus type, and soloists.

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Oxford Music Online

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Grove Music Online, the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music. (Access limited to 8 concurrent users.)

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The Oxford Text Archive (OTA) collects, catalogues, preserves and distributes high-quality digital electronic texts and other literary and language resources for research and teaching.

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Play Index

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Play Index searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present in the convenient electronic form that patrons prefer.

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The most comprehensive multimedia theatre database on the internet.Includes decades of digitized versions of Playbills, photos, videos and more!

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Themefinder is a non-profit collaborative project of the Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities (CCARH) at Stanford University and the Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory at the Ohio State University.

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This collection of the Ferrar Papers, 1590-1790, from Magdalene College, Cambridge, is an essential source for the study of the Atlantic World and Early Colonial Period. The resource is provided by Adam Matthew.

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