Starting with Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Gale will be incorporating the majority of their primary source collections into Artemis Primary Sources, enabling researchers, teachers and students to cross-search these collections and discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.
Streaming video of the 37 classic BBC Shakespeare productions. Includes closed captioning so you can view the text along with the video.
The Berg Fashion Library is a unique online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and much more.
1,200 plays, almost a quarter previously unpublished, have been carefully selected by well known experts such as James V. Hatch to create this landmark collection. The collection includes the complete works of leading playwrights such as Amiri Baraka and Ed Bullins. Fielded, searchable performance and cast information, materials by Black writers from Africa, the Caribbean and the United Kingdom, in addition to African Americans are included. (Updated one or two times a year)
British Literary Manuscripts Online presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript. Images of the complete manuscript can be viewed, manipulated and navigated on screen. Please note that the text of the manuscripts themselves is not searchable.
British Periodicals Online traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond. On completion this digital archive will consist of almost 500 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, comprising six million keyword-searchable pages. British Periodicals Online can be searched in tandem with hundreds of other journal backfiles via Periodicals Archive Online.
Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. The constantly growing collection meets the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools. From the epic to the monologue; ensemble to one-person plays; comedy to tragedy; the historical to the contemporary; and from the highly political to the profoundly personal, there is plenty to discover. Unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books offer a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance.
Over 6,000 educational films available for immediate online viewing
Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines from Films Media Group. All Temple users can search and view films or specific segments of films. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other Temple users. 1
IIPA Full Text is a multidisciplinary information resource designed specifically for the performing arts. It provides indexing, abstracts and selected full text from many sources covering film, theatre, dance, stagecraft, television, and more. Offering the widest span of scholarship available, IIPA Full Text ranges from 1864 to the most current issues. (Updated monthly)
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Like JSTOR? You might want to also try Periodicals Archive Online.
JSTOR, originally funded by the Mellon Foundation, began as an effort to ease the increasing space problems faced by libraries by converting back issues of paper journals into electronic formats that would allow savings in space, improved access to journal content and offer a possible solution to preservation problems associated with storing paper volumes.
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Searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 200 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources. (Updated monthly)
Portal that allows simultaneous searching of International Index to Music Periodicals Full-Text (IIMPFT) and International Index to the Performing Arts Full-Text (IIPAFT).
This collection now includes Archives 5-8: Europe and Africa, Photography, Science, Technology and Medicine, and Women.
Online access to a wide range of primary source materials from the 19th century. Collections currently available are 1) Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange, 2) British Politics and Society, 3) British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture, 4) the Corvey Collection of European Literature, 1790-1840, 5) Europe and Africa, 6) Photography, 7) Science, Technology, and Medicine, and 8) Women.
Digital resources in OAister include:
--Digitized (scanned) books and articles
--Audio fles (WAV, MP3)
--Video fles (MP4, Quicktime)
--Photographic images (JPEG, TIFF, GIF)
--Data sets (downloadable statistical information
Periodicals Archive Online is a major online periodical archive that makes the backfiles of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the full text of a growing number of digitized periodicals that have been indexed in its sister database, Periodicals Index Online. As of early 2009, Periodicals Archive Online contains over 550 journals, providing access to over 13.2 million article pages - representing over 2 million articles.
Periodicals Index Online is an electronic index to millions of articles published in over 5,000 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. It is unique in combining a broad subject base with deep chronological coverage going back over 300 years. As of early 2007, over 16 million articles going as far back as 1665 are currently indexed. Every article in each journal covered is indexed, from volume 1 issue 1 to recent times.
Full text coverage of journals in Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.
Previously known as Digital Dissertations, this is the definitive guide to more than 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Proquest Disseretations & Theses helps you identify more than 90 percent of the doctoral dissertations accepted each year in North America. The database also covers thousands of dissertations and theses from around the globe.
Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 55,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Full-text Temple University dissertations from as far back as the 1950's are included along with 24-page previews of thousands of other dissertations.
Proquest Dissertations & Theses @ Temple University is a subset of the larger database, including only dissertations and theses from Temple University.
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The current edition of Twentieth Century North American Drama contains the full text of 319 plays by 53 playwrights. Each play is itself richly indexed, allowing both keyword and multi-fielded searching. Some 25 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors. The structure of this database is unique; it has been built around the core elements of drama - not just the authors, but the performers, the productions, the companies, the theaters as well as the plays themselves. The database indexes information on related productions, theaters, and production companies, as well as selected playbills, production photographs and other related ephemera. This database allows users to examine and understand North American Theatre of the past century in ways that have never been possible before.