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The American Memory project from the Library of Congress provides at least 261 discrete digital collections in 18 broad topical areas: Advertising; African American History; Architecture, Landscape; Cities, Towns; Culture, Folklife; Environment, Conservation; Government, Law; Immigration, American Expansion; Literature; Maps; Native American History; Performing Arts, Music; Presidents; Religion; Sports, Recreation; Technology, Industry; War, Military; and Women's History.

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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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Contains 500 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.

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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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DRAM is a not-for-profit resource providing educational communities with on-demand streaming access to CD-quality audio, complete original liner notes and essays from independent record labels and sound archives.

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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

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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This database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 100 of the indexed journals.

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IPA Source

IPA Source is the largest collection of literal translations and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions on the web.

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Latino Literature

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

The largest collection of Western Classical sheet music ever assembled with access to over 300,000 pages of sheet music from over 35,000 works.

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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

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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The Metropolitan Opera On Demand database is a collection of essential performances from one of the world's leading opera companies spanning 75 years of memorable recorded broadcasts.

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Music Industry Data

Music Industry Data brings together over a million music chart data points including artist, single, album, label and chart position.

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Music Online: Listening

With Music Online, Alexander Street Press aims to provide the most comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web.

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Musical America

An international directory of the performing arts. The site includes music industry news, upcoming events, press releases, on-line polls, articles and a directory of artists and management.
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Mutopia is a growing collection of sheet music editions of classical music for free download.

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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

Naxos Music Library is the world's largest online classical music library.
Access to the database is limited to 15 concurrent users

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Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collections of jazz music available online.

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Orchestral Music Online

Orchestral Music Online is the online version of David Daniels's classic repertoire reference work used by conductors, orchestras, musicians, and musicologists.

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Oxford Art Online

Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols.) with annual additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links and all the sophisticated search advantages possible with an online reference source.

Access to the database is limited to 5 users.

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The Oxford History of Western Music presents Richard Taruskin's unmatched narrative account of the evolution of Western classical music online for the very first time.

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Oxford Music Online

Grove Music Online is an integrated music resource on the web, including the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (second edition; 29 volumes), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (4 volumes) and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (second edition; 3 volumes).
Access to the database is limited to 8 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

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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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text includes approximately one million pages of full-text content from more than 200 periodicals (many of which are not available anywhere else online) from 50 countries in 40 languages, published from the early 20th century to the present. Most coverage commences with the first issue of the journal and includes cover-to-cover full text for every included title. Therefore, in addition to scholarly articles and reviews, the database includes obituaries, editorials, correspondence, advertisements, news items, and more.

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The International Inventory of Musical Sources (RISM) is an international, non-profit joint venture which aims to comprehensively document the world\'s musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections.

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Rock's Backpages

Rock's Backpages is an online database of music writing, sourced from music and mainstream press.

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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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