Black Short Fiction and Folklore brings together pages and works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present. The materials have been compiled from early literary magazines, archives, and the personal collections of the authors. Some 30 percent of the collection is fugitive or ephemeral, or has never been published before.
Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, periodicals, historical newspaper articles and reference books. It includes The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper from 1912-1975
Bloomsbury Popular Music is a digital library for global popular music that brings together leading scholarship and interactive tools for research and learning. It is an ideal resource for students and academics across disciplines including music, ethnomusicology, the performing arts, media and communication, cultural studies, anthropology and sociology.
Sourced from the extensive holdings of the British Library, British Library Newspapers provides access to a collection of local and regional newspapers to reflect the social, political, and cultural events of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Ryerson has access to Part 1 and Part 2 of this resource.
More than a million and a half Africans, along with many Indians and South Asians, were brought to the Caribbean between the 15th and 19th centuries. Today, their descendants are active in literature and the arts, producing literature with strong and direct ties to traditional African expressions. This literary connection, combined with the tales of survival, exile, resistance, endurance, and emigration to other parts of the Americas, makes for a body of work that is essential for the study of the Caribbean and the Black Diaspora.
The Champlain Society Archives is a collection of volumes from the Champlain Society that deal with exploration and discovery over three centuries. It includes first-hand accounts of Samuel de Champlain's voyages in New France, the diary from Sir John Franklin's first land expedition to the Arctic, plus many other fascinating stories.
Archives includes all available titles for the Champlain Society:
Occasional Papers of the Champlain Society
The Publications of the Champlain Society, Hudson's Bay Company Series
The Publications of the Champlain Society, Ontario Series
It is the only resource to combine exclusively available playtext content and scholarly publications with filmed live performances, film adaptations, and audio plays. This will provide us access to 3225 titles.
Fairchild Books Library provides content that covers a full spectrum of topics in fashion including construction, draping, fashion business management, history, illustration, journalism, marketing, promotion, theory, pattern making, styling, product development, sustainable fashion, textiles, and more.
Fairchild Books Library is part of Bloomsbury Fashion Central.
The Hit Songs Deconstructed platform offers unparalleled insight into the craft and trends behind today’s hit songs and empowers music industry professionals with actionable data and analysis that can't be found anywhere else. It is the only resource that unites compositional analytics for the Hot 100 Top 10 with analysis of the songwriting and production techniques that went into crafting them.
JSTOR Arts and Science Collection 9, 11-15 (OTO) is a collection of 900+ journal titles. Collection XIV (14) covers STEM and technology journals, while Collection IX(9), XI(11), XII(12) ,XIII (13) and XV(15) focuses on arts, humanities, and social sciences. Based on an analysis we have conducted, these collections were selected to fill the gaps in our existing collection.
The Calgary Herald is the largest and oldest daily newspaper in Alberta. Its first publication was as a mining and ranch weekly in 1883 at the height of Western Expansion and the Nation Building period. The coverage gives insight into Canadian history in the early 20th century and important reporting of international, national, provincial, and local events. Other notable coverage includes the first Calgary Stampede in 1912 and the development of the petroleum industry in Alberta and throughout Canada.
Coverage: 1883 - 2010
The Montreal Gazette is Montreal’s only surviving English language newspaper, as well as the oldest daily still in print in all of Canada. Originally founded as The Gazette, the paper offers much insight into Canadian history in the late 19th Century as well as important coverage of international, national, provincial, and local events. Coverage includes past events of current historical landmarks such as the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, and the Old Port of Montreal. The paper gives insight into the commercial, social, and cultural life of the future city of Montreal.
Coverage: 1785 - 2010
This historical newspaper database offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue for the following titles: The Bombay times and journal of commerce (1838-1859), The Bombay times and standard (1860-1861), and The times of India (1861-2008). New content is added annually.
Streaming video service created by Quincy Jones. It features documentaries, concerts, archives and other content as they relate to “jazz and beyond.”
Co-founded by music legend Quincy Jones and jazz impresario and producer Reza Ackbaraly, Qwest TV features a diverse collection of hundreds of concerts and documentaries, with a focus on Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues, African music, Latin music, Indian music and more. Please click on the Access hotlink to link to the site.
The Routledge Performance Archive provides exclusive access to an unprecedented and continually expanding range of streamed video and audio footage from performance practitioners past and present paired with relevant critical commentary delivered directly to the classroom, rehearsal hall, library and desktop or digital device.
The archive contains:
interviews with key figures in performance history and contemporary practice;
masterclasses with specialist performance trainers from around the world;
footage direct from legendary practitioners;
excerpted and full-length contemporary productions and experiments;
documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences;
and specially commissioned contextual essays accompanying each entry from knowledgeable practitioners and scholars.
The fully searchable and cross-referenced content is updated and added to every six months. Routledge Performance Archive are currently implementing a broad structural upgrade, dividing content into three major categories of Theatre, Dance and Performance with dozens of more specific subject areas curated by a growing panel of experts in the field and special sections devoted to material from institutional partners.
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) and University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) : we have added approximately 2500+ e-book published by Oxford University Press and its partnering university presses to our collection