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Theatre & Film: A Guide to Research: Databases & Journals
Now as a part of Bloomsbury Fashion Central, this resource provides access to interdisciplinary and integrated text, image, and journal content on world dress and fashion. It covers all regions of the world, with in-depth content from pre-history to the present day. Can be used for course content: Interdisciplinary and integrated text, image, and journal content on world dress and fashion.
A subset of VAST Academic Video Online. Provides about five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance.
Contains about 8000 full-length programs and 90,000 streaming video segments in the humanities, social sciences, business, economics, medicine, mathematics, and sciences from producers including Cambridge Educational, BBC, CNBC, National Geographic, TEDTalks, and PBS. For additional videos, see VAST (Academic Videos Online). Can be used for course content: Streaming video collections.
An indexed, cross-referenced and annotated database of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries. Offers about 170 full-text journals and 360 full-text books and monographs. Coverage is from about 1905 to the present.
Iter, meaning a journey or a path in Latin, is a not-for-profit research organization focused on study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Includes bibliographies, indexes, and a few full-text journals.
Provides about 250 full-text plays by 48 of the most important American Indian, First Nation, and Pacific Islander playwrights of the twentieth century. Groups represented include Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, and Hawaiian/Samoan. More than half the plays are previously unpublished.
A comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies.
Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries representing leading playwrights, actors and directors. Can be used for course content: Excellent drama and theatre streaming video.