Music

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

Access World News/Newsbank

Find information on topics related to business, criminal justice, current issues, the environment, education, general interests, international studies, political science, public health, social work and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, videos and web-only content including the Charlotte Observer, Daily Advance, News & Observer, USA Today and more.

 

American Song
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.

America's Newspapers: North Carolina
An assortment of North Carolina newspapers with unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.

Biography in Context
Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text

Classical Music Library
Includes 17,000 tracks of classical music recordings for listening, browsing, and searching, benchmarked against the Music Library Association's listing of essential sound recordings. Also includes program notes, composer biographies, and images cross-referenced to the recordings. Recommended play lists are presented by themes and categories. Years of Coverage: Medieval to current

Contemporary World Music
Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Films on Demand
Films on Demand is a web-based video delivery service that allows users the ability to view thousands of streaming educational videos and Film Clips. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, and create personalize folders.

Google Scholar
Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference books on the subjects of arts, biography, education, environment, history, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science.

Grove Music Dictionary
Grove Music Online has been the leading online resource for music research since its inception in 2001, a comprehensive compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (2002), as well as numerous subsequent updates and emendations.

International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)
IMSLP provides music scores free of charge to anyone with internet access, with several other projects in planning. IMSLP is also entirely collaborative, and all contributions are greatly welcome.

IPA Source
IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. IPA Source offers access to over 7075 texts including 1246 aria texts.

Jazz Music Library
Jazz Music Library is the largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online -- with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

The Music Index Online (Use Internet Explorer to access)
he Music Index Online edition features over 1.4 million records. The searchable database is updated quarterly with about 100,000 new records added annually. In 2008, The Music Index Online coverage will span from 1973 to the present. Some backfile data from the period 1962-1972 is also included. Topics concerned with every aspect of the classical and popular world of music are thoroughly categorized and organized according to the framework of an internal Subject List which includes both Geographical and Subject Headings.

Music Online
Music Online is the broadest and most comprehensive online music resource that cross-searches all of your library's Alexander Street Press music databases. Individual products can be accessed via the go to menu at the footer of the page.

Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library: Naxos Music Library an online music library which includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Dacapo catalogues of over 85,000 tracks, including Classical music, Jazz, Blues, World, Folk and Chinese music. While listening you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database. All these can be accessible from computers in academic libraries, home or office. Naxos Music Library and all of its contents are owned by Naxos Digital Services Ltd., part of the Hong Kong-based Naxos Group of Companies. Users can Search by composer, artist, period, year of composition, instrument or genre. Playlists can also be easily created for educational use.

North Carolina Newspapers
A gateway to over 100 North Carolina community newspapers containing current or latest issue coverage, sometimes limited to stories of local interest. Archival access varies greatly and coverage may change without notice.

North Carolina Encyclopedia
Includes links to information that students of all ages request about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.

Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is a gateway that offers users the ability to access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. It includes The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online and the Oxford Companion to Music.

ProQuest Central
This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subject areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.

ProQuest Newspapers
ProQuest Company Many full text articles from Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.