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E-Resources for Performing Arts

Search across multiple audio and video collections from Alexander Street Press, including American History in Video; Audio Drama; Classical Music in Video; Classical Scores Library; Counseling & Therapy in Video; Dance in Video; Ethnographic Video Online; New World Cinema; Opera in Video; Smithsonian Global Sound; Theatre in Video.

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Related Subjects: Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Modern Languages
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This bibliographic database indexes scholarly literature regarding fine, decorative, and commercial art. It includes over 600 indexed publications and over 25,000 indexed book reviews. Subjects covered include art history, folk art, motion pictures, pottery, textiles, photography, non-western art, painting, archaeology, and more. 

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Related Subjects: Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Architecture
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Over 300 important dramatic works in streaming audio, featuring literature from the 19th through 21st centuries performed by leading actors.

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Covers Native North American history, life, and culture from the Human Relations Area Files (HRAF). Materials indexed include the cumulative eight volumes of the Ethnographic Bibliography of North America, books, journal articles, essays, conference papers, dissertations and U.S. government documents. This database was formerly known as Bibliography of Native North Americans.

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University of Oklahoma Libraries has licensed this database for 4 simultaneous users.

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Related Subjects: Anthropology, Performing Arts, Native American Studies, Fine Arts, History
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Provides access to approximately 1,310 plays by 210 playwrights, together with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. This database also includes selected playbills, production photographs, and other ephemera related to the plays.

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Related Subjects: African & African American Studies, Performing Arts
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Provides roughly 1,800 classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video.

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Related Subjects: Performing Arts
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Includes classical scores and manuscripts. The major composers output is represented, as well as many lesser known composers and works. The collection includes works spanning time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive, with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions.

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Provides access to streaming video of dance productions, interviews, instructional videos, and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th and 21st centuries. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.

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Dance Online presents the historical context of 20th and 21st century dance through photographs, correspondence, magazines, dance notation, and reference materials. The collection includes curated primary and secondary full-text materials to support informed performance, pedagogy, and scholarship in dance.

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Related Subjects: Fine Arts, Performing Arts, History & Primary Resources
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Provides access to full runs of 26 major entertainment trade and consumer magazines, including Broadcasting, Billboard, Melody Maker, The Stage, and Variety.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, Performing Arts, Newspapers & Magazines
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Provides access to videos in Ethnographic Video Online Collection I and II, covering every region of the world and including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, and study guides related to the study of human culture and behavior.

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Related Subjects: Anthropology, Performing Arts
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Bibliographic database covering the subjects of film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. This database indexes periodicals and technical publications. Some full text is available.

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Related Subjects: Performing Arts, Modern Languages, Journalism & Mass Communication
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Access content in International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance, as well as full text for other titles including Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more. Full text is available.

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The International Journal of Music (IJM) is an online archive specializing in Music Performance. The IJM provides access to thousands of pieces‚ including articles, interviews, videos, and lessons from 16 digital magazines, and classified into 96 categories.

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Research tool connecting primary texts with journal articles and book chapters on JSTOR. It includes key works of British literature, the King James Bible, and all Shakespeare plays and sonnets.

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Related Subjects: Modern Languages, Performing Arts, Religious Studies
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Provides access to streaming video supporting classes in the arts, business, health, media/communication, science, humanities and education. 

NOTE: Kanopy video access is mediated. This means that any video not currently licensed for use will require the user to request access. Access is being enabled for class use with instructor approval.

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Related Subjects: General, Journalism & Mass Communication, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Communication, Anthropology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Education, Health & Exercise Science, Women's & Gender Studies, History, Political Science
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International index covering music periodicals with a broad range of subject matters. Materials indexed include historiographic, ethnographic, and musicological data, reviews, obituaries, news, book reviews, tapes, and performances.

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Offers streaming access to over 133,000 classical music CDs and over two million tracks, both standard and rare repertoire.

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University of Oklahoma Libraries has licensed this database for 25 simultaneous users. 

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Related Subjects: Performing Arts
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Provides full text plays from American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the 20th century. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, and others.

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Related Subjects: Performing Arts, Native American Studies
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Provides access to streaming videos of opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries.

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