New databases go live for ECA

16th June:

Two new databases have gone live today:

These are “Music Online Premium”, and  ” Underground and Independent Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels Volumes 1 and 2″. Both are from Alexander Street Press.

1: Music Online Premium Service: from Alexander Street Press, provides access to 13 music collections:

African American Music Reference; American Song; Classical Music in Video; Classical Music Library; Classical Music Reference Library; Classical Scores Library: Volume I; Classical Scores Library: Volume II; Contemporary World Music; Dance in Video; The Garland Encyclopaedia of World Music Online; Jazz Music Library; Opera in Video; Smithsonian Global Sound(r) for Libraries.

These collections deliver a combined-and constantly growing-total of 860,000+ audio tracks, 1,200+ hours of video, 26,000+ scores, 124,000+ pages of reference material, and 200,000+ playlists to support diverse learning needs.

2: Underground and Independent Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels Volumes 1 and 2 – from Alexander Street Press:

Volume I: the first ever scholarly, primary source resource to offer online access to independent adult comic books, graphic novels, and relevant critical works. Volume II: The second volume of the award-winning online collection, Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels expands on the debut database by offering an additional 100,000 pages of important, rare, and hard-to-find works, scholarly writings, and more.

Both of these are listed on the online library catalogue at http://catalogue.lib.ed.ac.uk , and are also accessible via the general A-Z of databases at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-a-z

Music Online Premium is also listed on the Music databases page at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-subject-a-z/database-music

while the Comics database is also listed on the subject database page for Art & Design at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-subject-a-z/database-design

Enjoy!

16. June 2014 by jfurnes1
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