New PDF release: A Practical Guide to Electronic Resources in the Humanities

By Ana Dubnjakovic

ISBN-10: 1843345978

ISBN-13: 9781843345978

From full-text article databases to digitized collections of basic resource fabrics, newly rising digital assets have notably impacted how learn within the humanities is carried out and came upon. This ebook, overlaying fine quality, up to date digital assets for the arts, is an easy-to-use annotated consultant for the librarian, pupil, and pupil alike. It covers on-line databases, indexes, information, and lots of different severe instruments in key humanities disciplines together with philosophy, faith, languages and literature, and acting and visible arts. Succinct overviews of key rising traits in digital assets accompany every one chapter.

  • The in basic terms reference consultant to digital assets written in particular for the humanities
  • Addresses all significant humanities disciplines in a single handy guide
  • Concise structure excellent for college kids, librarians, and arts researchers

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Do Content provider: The Trustees of Indiana University Description: This is the digitized sheet-music collection from the collections of Indiana University Lilly Library, the Indiana State Library, the Indiana State Museum, and the Indiana Historical Society. The collections focus on music related to Indiana and can be searched in their entirety using the online catalog; each collection can also be browsed separately. html Content provider: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries Description: The collection contains 50 pieces of sheet music of popular songs and piano compositions published in the USA from 1890 to 1920 that portray technologies through song texts or cover art.

The site also provides direct links to flute and guitar music collections as well as the special themes and repertoires page. html Content provider: Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music, University of Oxford Description: The site provides access to worldwide collections of medieval polyphonic music manuscripts from 800 to 1550. While the online catalog is free and available to anyone, users must register to access the manuscript images. Entries are arranged by countries, cities and sources. _collection=scores Content provider: Harvard University Library Virtual Collection Description: The site offers a unique collection of scores manuscripts, early and first editions and libretti in PDF format, ranging from early eighteenth-century Bach family scores to second Viennese School.

A playlist function is also available. html Content provider: Library of Congress Description: Housed primarily in the Library of Congress, the collection provides a large amount of materials in digital form. In addition to a detailed collection description, the online content includes images of 22 Introduction to electronic resources in the performing arts selected manuscripts, correspondence, fieldnotes, and information about Lomax’s trips to the southern US states, Caribbean, UK, Spain and Italy, accompanied by sound recordings in QuickTime format.

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