Arts

Eighteenth Century Journals

Description

The U-M Library currently has trial access to Adam Matthew's Eighteenth Century Journals database, which includes journals printed between 1685 and 1835.

The trial ends on May 2, 2017. Please send feedback on this database to Sigrid Anderson Cordell at scordell@umich.edu.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/43242
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MusicalTheaterSongs.com

Alternative Titles
Musical Theater Songs
MusicalTheatreSongs.com
Musical Theatre Songs
Description

MusicalTheaterSongs.com is a searchable database of musical theater repertoire, with 11,000 titles spanning 150 years of shows. The database facilitates searching by 20 different parameters and more than 100 descriptive tags, enabling users to retrieve song titles according to voice type, range, character age, tempo, and more. Users can  create repertoire lists and share them via email and social media platforms (note that lists are attached to the University's account and will expire after 24 hours).

 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/43137
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SingersBabel

Alternative Titles
Singers Babel
Description

This database provides recitations by native speakers, word-for-word translations, and IPA for vocal music texts in English, French, German, Italian, Latin, and Russian. Selected texts from oratorios, secular and sacred choral music, cantatas, art songs, and song cycles are included.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/43125
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British Periodicals

Description

British Periodicals I and II includes facsimile page images and full text for a broad range of British periodicals published between the 17th and the 20th century.

British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the ProQuest microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts, and the social sciences.


British Periodicals Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the ProQuest microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology, and architecture.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42639
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British Periodicals

Description

British Periodicals I and II includes facsimile page images and full text for a broad range of British periodicals published between the 17th and the 20th century.

British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the ProQuest microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts, and the social sciences.


British Periodicals Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the ProQuest microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology, and architecture.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42637
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Cambridge Core

Alternative Titles
Cambridge Histories Online
Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Journal Online
Description

A cross-searchable database of online journal and book content from Cambridge University Press. 

Provides full-text access to recent volumes of scholarly journals in all subject areas published by Cambridge University Press.

Contains over 300 full-text volumes, in 15 subject areas, published from 1960-2014. Volumes provide authoritative historical essays and bibliographies on topics ranging from the First World War to U.S. Foreign Relations. In addition to world history, this collection also covers the histories of subjects including language and linguistics, music, philosophy, political and social theory, religion, theater and performing arts, and warfare. All chapters may be read online or downloaded as PDFs.

Access to the full text of selected eBooks (about 700) from Cambridge University Press from multiple disciplines across science, technology, humanities and social sciences.  

 

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42096
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PASCAL and FRANCIS

Alternative Titles
PASCAL FRANCIS
Description

The site Free Access to Pascal and Francis is an archive of the PASCAL and FRANCIS bibliographic databases in exact, human and social sciences, produced by the Inist-CNRS since 1972 and hitherto accessible with a subscription.

Three search modes are featured: simple, advanced, expert. You can also browse the content of PASCAL and FRANCIS by keywords (vocabulary) or by thematics (classification).

The opening of the FRANCIS and PASCAL bibliographic data on this website fits into the recommendations expressed by the Scientific Information Department of the CNRS, which advocate the dissemination and opening in free access of the Pascal and Francis archive.

**News May 23, 2016:  More than 14 million bibliographic references from the Free Access to Pascal and Francis databases! In its 1 (initial) Version the site offers a free access to more than 14 million bibliographic references of articles, conference papers and conference proceedings produced by the Inist-CNRS from 1984 to 2015 for PASCAL (12 millions) and from 1972 to 2015 for FRANCIS (2 millions). It will become progressively enriched with other document types and with records of partners having cooperated to PASCAL and FRANCIS supply in the past.

 

 

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972-current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41890
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Digital Concert Hall

Alternative Titles
Berlin Philharmonic
Berlin Philharmoniker
Berlin Phil
Description

Digital Concert Hall provides streaming access to hundreds of concert videos from the Berlin Philharmonic, covering all periods of musical history. New concerts are added every week and more than 40 live-streams are offered every year. The site also includes artist interviews and documentaries.

In order to use this resource, users must first register and create an account while on the campus network. After that users can access the resource from anywhere by logging in to their personal accounts.

 

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40591
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Theatre in Video: Volume II

Alternative Titles
Theatre in Video 2
Theatre in Video Volume 2
Theater in Video Volume II
Theater in Video Volume 2
Theater in Video 2
Description

Theatre in Video: Volume II complements Theatre in Video with about 400 additional hours of plays and documentaries.  Volume II has a greater focus on contemporary and international productions.  Includes performances from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the BBC, Theatre Arts Films and TMW Media Group. 

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40092
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Political Posters, Labadie Collection, University of Michigan

Description

The Joseph A. Labadie Collection contains posters which have been acquired over the past 100 years. This database consists of images of those posters covering social protest movements such as Anarchism, Civil Liberties, Colonialism, Communism, Ecology, Labor, Pacifism, Sexual Freedom, Socialism, Women, and Youth/Student Protest. Some are from the first half of the 20th century, but the majority are from the 1960s and later. Many are undated. All originals are held in the Joseph A. Labadie Collection.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39785
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