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For the next month to two months, the library will have a few databases on trial. Please feel free to try them out and let us know what you think!

 

Communication & Mass Media Complete: offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 550 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of 737 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 440 journals dating as far back as 1915. In addition, CMMC features over 5,400 Author Profiles, providing biographical data and bibliographic information.

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=ufh

 

Grove Music Online / Oxford Music Online: A dynamic online resource and the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music.  Now available through the Oxford Music Online gateway, Grove Music Online includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition; The New Grove Dictionary of Opera; and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition.  A subscription to Grove Music Online now also includes access to the full text of the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and linking from Grove articles to RILM, DRAM and Classical Music Library for subscribers to these sites.

http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com.

 

SPORTDiscus with Full Text: is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals going back to 1985.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=s3h

 

Proquest Dissertations and Theses: (PDQT) includes 2.5 million dissertation and theses citations from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

http://trials.proquest.com/ptc?userid=3372254 Your password is au002.

 

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature: RILM's coverage spans 1967 to the present, with limited coverage going back to 1835 covers over 700 “music” journals comprehensively and 10,000 non-music journals Types of publications and media covered by RILM include collections of essays, conference proceedings, critical editions of music, digital media, dissertations, journal articles, monographs, online resources, reference materials, reviews, and technical drawings of instruments. Sound recordings and motion pictures that present the results of scholarly research or fieldwork are also included.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rih

 

RIPM - Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rph

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals is an international, highly annotated database with detailed content analysis of writings on musical history and culture between 1800 and 1950--from Beethoven to Bartok, from Berlioz to Berg, and from Schubert to Shostakovich--all provided by internationally-recognized scholars and editors.

RIPM  currently indexes the contents of over 130 music periodicals including articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press reviews, and more. In addition, RIPM offers more than 5,000 English-language translations of articles from journals in other languages.

 

RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rsm

RISM - Series A/II: Music manuscripts after 1600 is the most comprehensive annotated index and guide to music manuscripts containing more than 620,000 manuscript records by over 22,500 composers found in over 800 libraries and archives in 32 countries including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Uruguay and the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

Archive Picture of the Week - September 7th, 2010

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Sullivan Building 1928 Image

 

Sullivan Building (also known then as the President's House), 1928

 

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