Detailed articles on more than 18,000 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, whose lives have shaped the United States. Includes bibliographies and links to web resources. Several hundred new entries added each year.
Current directory of 5,596 repositories and 154,678 archival collections across the US. Includes Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US (DAMRUS) and National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC).
ARTstor Digital Library is an online resource of more than one million images in the arts, humanities, and sciences. The ARTstor Digital Library also includes a set of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes.
An informational guide to using the ARTstor database for research and image retrieval in the fields of theater, dance, and performance studies. Includes descriptions of featured collections and search tips.
A bibliography of Western-language books, articles, theses, and some unpublished materials about live Eastern theater, dance, drama, puppetry, and masks, and of film, martial arts, and music when they are related to theater or dance. No full text.
1983-present. Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. As of Spring 2008 included 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books
1905-1982. Excerpts from and citations to book reviews from 1905 to 1982 to fiction and nonfiction, reference works, textbooks, and children's books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and general interest
A portal to over 1000 websites relating to costume and costuming: for theatrical and non-theatrical costumers, students and researchers, re-enactors, and anyone interested in fashion, textile art, and costume history.
Founded in 1986, Dance Collection Danse is Canada's national dance archives and publisher dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of Canadian theatrical dance history. This site links to its archives, library, exhibitions, and DCD publications.
Dance in Video contains five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century, including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance.
1861-present. Database of citations to doctoral dissertations & master's theses from 1,000+ universities. Abstracts for dissertations 1980-present; master's theses 1988-present. Full-text of most UC dissertations published 1996 and later.
Images from the extensive costume collections of the pre-eminent London museum, which covers fashionable dress from the 17th century to the present day, with the emphasis on progressive and influential designs from the major fashion centres of Europe.
Representing a wide range of dance genres, each entry locates the choreographer in the context of modern dance theatre and explores his or her impact. Compiled by Martha Bremser and Lorna Sanders. Published by Routledge in 2011.
Includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals—of which 470 are peer-reviewed—dating as far back as 1984.
A comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text for hundreds of journals, books, and other published sources from around the world, much of which is not found in other databases. This online resource provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, full text for more than 890 journals, and contains more than 2.47 million records. Major subject areas include literature, philosophy, the arts, history, culture, and multi-disciplinary humanities titles, with world-wide content pertaining to literary, scholarly, and creative thought.
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.