medici.tv

Provides access to thousands of recorded classical concerts, operas, ballets, master classes, and documentaries, as well as live broadcasts from major concert halls and music festivals. Watch through a web browser, or using AirPlay or Chromecast. Free apps are available for use on iOS and Android devices. The player automatically adapts to the user’s connection to provide the highest possible level of video quality.

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Grant Forward

Contains information about, and links to, more than 25,000 funding opportunities available from government, foundation, and private sources. User-friendly filters allow for precision searching, including opportunities for students and for early-career researchers. Optional features include researcher profile pages, profile- generated funding recommendations, saved searches and alerts, and export of funding opportunity descriptions. Tutorials are included. Produced by Cazoodle, Inc.

Swank Digital Campus

Provides access to 1000 of the top academic streaming videos and documentaries “solely for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study” (no public performance use). Simple search by film title; use advanced search for names of cast or director. Browse by title, release date, or category (documentary, war, sci-fi, etc.); includes some foreign language films. Links to films and documentaries may be copied and placed in Canvas to assign them for viewing by students. Registration for instructors required on first use (to gain additional functionality) and recommended for students for convenience.

Bibliography of British and Irish History

Indexes scholarly writing by historians on the British Isles, the British Empire, and the British Commonwealth. Covers the historical period from 55 B.C.E. to the present, including books, journal articles, and essays. Search by subject, geographical region, personal name, and limit to historical period or year of publication.

Proquest Historical Newspapers — Communist Historical Newspaper Collection

Contains full text coverage of eight communist newspapers from the United States and Britain.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U. S., 1878-2012

Added historic content (1878-2012) to the Statistical Abstract of the U. S., bring coverage to 1878 to present.

Historic Waco Newspapers

Features issues of newspapers released in Waco, Texas between the years 1875-1923, made available from the archival holdings of Baylor University’s Texas Collection.

Web of Science. Core Collection (Archives, 1900-1969)

Added the archives (1900-1969) for the Social Science Citation Index and the Science Citation Index.

SPIE Digital Library

Provides access to journal, conference, and e-book publications by SPIE–The International Society of Optical Engineering. Advance search by keyword, author, article or proceeding title, citation, volume number. Figure search also available. Can limit by journal, proceeding, ebook, and date range. Personal accounts allow for alerts, saving figures and tables, and remote access. Related content also given.

Shakespeare in Performance

Access prompt books for Shakespeare’s plays from the collection of prompt books in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC. Prompt books are the script of the play marked up to show notes on a specific production, including any changes made to the play (cutting scenes, rearranging dialogue, etc.), and may include instructions on technical production elements such as lighting, music, and stage directions. The collection covers 42 plays from a production of Twelfth Night in the 1600’s to a 1975 production of The Tempest, and includes British, American, and international productions. Search features include a browse by play, simple, and advanced search. Interactive features include viewing two prompt books of the same play side-by-side, an introduction to prompt books and common annotations seen in them, and a chronology. A section on case studies delves more deeply into seventeen productions of various plays. There is a glossary and biographies of well-known Shakesearian actors and directors.

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