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Articles (from journals)
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Indexes over 86,000 essays in the humanities and social sciences. [more info]
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Indexes articles in the subjects of gerontology, history, international relations, journalism, law, linguistics, and many more subjects. [more info]
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Search through hundreds of full text journals, books, and other published resources pertaining to the humanities from around the world... [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertations covering all aspects of theatre and performance for over 126 countries. Contains full text from over 170 journals and 360 monographs. [more info]
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Contains full text articles from selected scholarly journals in the performing arts and humanities. [more info]
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Costume & Scenery
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Image database containing over 1 million images in subject areas such as art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, world history, literature and more. [more info]
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Use Berg Fashion Library to find journal articles, encyclopedia entries, and large amounts of color images relating to the world of dress and fashion. [more info]
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A department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that contains over 35,000 costumes and accessories.  Browse highlights of the collection, or search the collection's database.  Resource contains images. [more info]
Internet
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Image Quest from Encyclopaedia Britannica contains over 2 million images that have been cleared for non-commercial, educational use. [more info]
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Play Reviews & Production Information
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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Search or browse the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers19th Century British Newspapers, 19th Century US Newspapers, 19th Century UK Periodicals, Times Digital Archive, and the Times Literary Supplement at once. [more info]
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Full text and indexing for the performing arts... [more info]
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Contains several full-text databases: current news, laws and legislation, business and company information and more... [more info]
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Plays and Playwrights
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Cross-search all of our ASP literature and drama collections in one place! [more info]
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A comprehensive database of biographical information on over 480,000 people. Formerly Biography Resource Center[more info]
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Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work... [more info]
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New 'In Context' interface coming soon! Gale's Literature Resource Center provides selected biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on various literary figures.... [more info]
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Videos
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Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. [more info]
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Opera in Video contains 250 of the most important opera performances. [more info]
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Theatre in Video contains more than 250 of the world’s most important plays... [more info]
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