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Black Studies in Video — database trial

February 13th, 2013 at 10:02

A collection of documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. Trial ends 11 March.

Denis Arnold Music Library: extended opening times from Monday 10th – Thursday 13th December 2012

November 22nd, 2012 at 11:11

The Denis Arnold Music Library will be extending its opening hours until 9 pm on weekdays from Monday 10th December until Thursday 13th December only.  Weekend opening will remain the same.  Vacation hours come in to force after the 14th.

Parker Library on the Web: new database

June 6th, 2012 at 03:06

Following our trial, we have now purchased Parker Library on the Web.   Parker Library on the Web is a collection of high-resolution digital copies of most manuscripts in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.   It includes Old English, Anglo-Norman and Middle English texts, and spans theology, music, medieval travelogues and maps, apocalypses, bestiaries, royal ceremonies, historical [...]

Parker Library on the Web: database trial

May 4th, 2012 at 09:05

We are currently running a trial of The Parker Library on the Web.     This database is a collection of high-resolution digital copies of most manuscripts in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.  The Old English, Anglo-Norman and Middle English texts include theology, music, medieval travelogues and maps, apocalypses, bestiaries, royal ceremonies, historical chronicles and Bibles. [...]

Early Music Online: officially launched

October 3rd, 2011 at 08:10

“Early Music Online is a pilot project in which 300 of the world’s earliest surviving volumes of printed music, held in the British Library, have been digitised and made freely available online. You can explore the digitised content via the British Library Catalogue. Included are full details of each digitised book, with an inventory of [...]

Royal Shakespeare Company celebrations

July 6th, 2011 at 03:07

The Royal Shakespeare Company is celebrating 50 years since its foundation and 25 years since the opening of its smaller Stratford theatre, the Swan. There are events going on all through the current season: talks, play readings and conversations with actors and directors who have contributed to the success of the company over the years. [...]

Looking for free eBooks? Try freeliterature.org

June 13th, 2011 at 08:06

Free literature is a vast collection of links to sites offering free, full-text, electronic works. It covers a wide range of disciplines and material from Classics and Poetry to Music Scores and visual images. There are also links to sites that offer free audiobooks.  It would take too long to describe the extent of this site.  [...]

Music Online: database trial

June 6th, 2011 at 06:06

We have access to the Music Online database until July 4th.  As the publisher states: “With Music Online, Alexander Street Press aims to provide the most comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web. Music Online allows users cross search all of the music databases published by Alexander Street Press. Music [...]

National jukebox launched by Library of Congress

1 May 13th, 2011 at 11:05

The United States’ Library of Congress and Sony Music Entertainment released the National Jukebox this week.  The website (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/), hosted by the Library of Congress, offers free online access to music and spoken-word recordings produced in the U.S. between the years 1901 and 1925.  According to the press release, initial content includes “materials such as the [...]

Classical Music: A History According to YouTube

May 13th, 2011 at 10:05

Limelight, an Australian culture web site, has selected “40 of the most informative, representative and entertaining videos” available on YouTube. And they’ve strung them together in such a way that they offer a ”chronological history of western classical music from the twelfth century to the modern age,” taking you from The Middle Ages and The Renaissance, through the Baroque, Classical, [...]