Arts Database (GloPAD) - Authoritative, detailed, multilingual
descriptions of digital images, texts, video clips, sound recordings, and
complex media objects related to the performing arts around the world, plus
information about related pieces, productions, performers, and creators.
Developed with the support of Cornell University and the Institute of Museum
and LIbrary Services.
Performing Arts in America 1875-1923 -- An
authentic look at this past, from the Broadway theater and Tin Pan Alley to
the art of dancer Loie Fuller and composer Charles Griffes, all brought to
you in original documents. Captured in the then new techniques of
photography, recorded sound, and film, the performing arts of the early
twentieth century come alive as never before. A web site of The
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts,
Performing Arts Encyclopedia
Online : Modern art
Metropolitan Museum of Art : Traditional and modern art
National Gallery of Art
Traditional and modern art
American Art Museum : Focus on American art
Voice of dance - Offers news,
interviews, calendar listings, a message board, merchandise, information on
dance education, video clips, and a world-wide directory of dance-related
services and organizations.
Treasures -- Restored versions of early, rare, and artistic motion
pictures depicting Europe's cultural heritage, politics, and history.
The films come from more than two dozen participating film archives in the
European Union and Russia. Paris-based Lobster Films, which is known
for its film restoration and preservation work, hosts the site, with funding
from several EU partners. (Source of text : H.C. Williams, CHOICE,
Preservation and Digitization Project -- With funding from the Institute
of Museum and Library Services, the UCSB Libraries have created a digital
collection of nearly 8,000 cylinder recordings . On this site you will
have the opportunity to find out more about the cylinder format, listen to
thousands of musical and spoken selections from the late 19th and early 20th
centuries, and discover a little-known era of recorded sound. Provided
by the Donald C. Davidson Library, University of California Santa Barbara.
The Gilbert and
Sullivan Archive -- Clip art, librettos, plot summaries, pictures, song
scores, audio links, and more. Provided by Boise State University.
Hear Here -- Explores
the many different facets of listening to music. The concert
experience, how the ear works, what a musician listens to and the words we
choose to explain what we hear - all these aspects will be examined,
together with the differences between recorded and live music, and the
effects of the environment, memory, emotions, vision, hearing impairment and
silence. Provided by
Philharmonic Society and Classic FM (United Kingdom), and supported by the
Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
Jazz Greats Digital Exhibits -- Introductions to the lives and music of
some jazz pioneers, including Count Basie and Benny Carter. Provided
by the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University Libraries.
-- Liner notes and audio samples from Folkways (folk music) recordings from
around the world. Provided by the Smithsonian Institution.
The Art of
Ancient Greek Theater - From an exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum,
the site includes photos of artworks related to Greek theater, an
interactive map of Greek theaters throughout the Mediterranean, and a
papyrus fragment of a play by Sophocles that is read in English translation
and in ancient Greek.
The Costumer’s Manifesto: Contains
information about costume and its history, and links to other sites about
Internet Broadway database:
IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings
of New York theatre until today.
Internet Movie Database
(IMDb) - Search for films by plots, keywords, characters, etc.
Motley Collection of Theatre & Costume Design - Digitized images of over
"5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the United States.
These materials include costume and set designs, sketches, notes,
photographs, prop lists, storyboards, and swatches of fabric.
The Motley Group consisted of Margaret Harris, her sister Sophia Harris, and
Elizabeth Montgomery, who designed sets and costumes from 1932 to 1976 for
plays by Shakespeare and modern classics, opera, ballet, and motion
pictures. Their designs were used in productions in the West End of London,
the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the English National Opera, and in the United
States on Broadway and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City."
Speech Accent Archive -
"With the assistance of his students and many outside contributors,
linguistics professor Weinberger (George Mason U.) has compiled an extensive
collection of audio clips demonstrating speech accents from around the
world" [S.L. Johnson, CHOICE review, December 2007].
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an
emphasis on the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including
Congressional bills and hearings. Provided by the Government Printing
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."