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|Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)||info||some||some|
|Academic Search Premier is a giant database that covers more than 8,000 journals, 85% of which are peer-reviewed and over 55% are full text, and full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. It covers a wide variety of disciplines.|
|Dance in Video||info||n/a||n/a|
|Dance in Video will contain 250 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, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.|
|Physical Education Index||info||some||none|
Subjects covered include: coaching and training, dance, fitness tests, health education, kinesiology, motor learning, physical education curricula, physical therapy, recreation, sports equipment, sports law, sports medicine, and sport sociology/psychology. Although not a full-text database, the Get it a GVSU button links smoothly to other databases when full text is available. Coverage ranges from 1970 to present and includes peer-reviewed journals, popular and trade magazines, reports, and conference proceedings.
|SPORTDiscus with Full Text||info||some||some|
|Covers journals, popular sources, book chapters, books, dissertations, theses, and conference proceedings in sport and fitness literature as well as related disciplines like sport and exercise science; physical education; occupational and recreational therapy; human movement studies; sport management and medicine; sport and exercise psychology; biomechanics; sport law; training; and coaching. Some coverage dates back to 1800 and many sources include full text.|
|RILM Abstracts of Music Literature||info||some||none|
Published by Rpertoire International de Littrature Musicale, New York, RILM "contains records in over 200 languages; entries include original-language titles, title translations in English, full bibliographic information, and abstracts in English, as well as author, journal, and in-depth subject indexes." RILM covers music and other subjects as they relate to music, including: acoustics; liturgy; aesthetics; mathematics; anthropology; music therapy; criticism; pedagogy; dance; performance practice and notation; dramatic arts; philosophy; ethnomusicology; physics; historical musicology; physiology; instruments and voice; psychology; librarianship; sociology; linguistics and semiotics; theory and analysis; literature; and visual arts. Materials indexed include "articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations, ethnographic recordings, Festschriften, films, iconographies, and videos. . . . Concert reviews, recording notes, and pedagogical manuals are indexed if they are of scholarly interest." Coverage dates from 1969. Updated monthly.
|Use this database to find peer-reviewed and professional journal articles about complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.|
|ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials||info||some||some|
The premier database for journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion.
|Biography Index Past and Present||info||some||none|
|Biography Index covers "articles, books, and autobiographies for biographical subjects from antiquity to the present; includes individual and collective biographies from all fields and nationalities." Indexing coverage is from 1984 to the present.|
|Communication and Mass Media Complete||info||some||some|
A collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press in America. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages.
|Source for news and full text articles on business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Updated daily.|
|Humanities Abstracts and Retrospective||info||some||some|
Provides indexing for journals covering fields such as archaeology, area studies, art, classical studies, communications, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, journalism, linguistics, literary and social criticism, literature, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, and theology. Coverage is from 1907-present.
|JSTOR provides the searchable full text of the backfiles (at least 3 years old) of many of the core research and academic society published journals in almost all subject areas, but its emphasis is in the humanities and social sciences. The majority of JSTOR’s content is academic and peer-reviewed.|
|Oxford Music Online||info||n/a||all|
|Oxford Music Online has been the leading online resource for music research since its inception in 2001, a glorious compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001), as well as all subsequent updates and emendations. Including 50,000 signed articles and 28,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world, Oxford Music Online is the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music.|
|New York Times (current)||info||n/a||all|
|Full-text and full-image for all articles for the past year.|
|New York Times (1851 - 2009)||info||n/a||all|
Full-text and full-image for all articles from its first issue in 1851 up to 3 years ago.
|SocINDEX with Full Text||info||some||some|
|Covers sociology and other aspects of the social sciences and may be useful in locating information in related areas like anthropology; criminology; and ethnic, racial, and gender studies. Author Profiles support identifying areas of expertise or focus of authors. Coverage dates back to 1895 for some journals and full text is available for a large percentage of sources.|
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