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Open Vault

This database provides “access to unique and historically important content produced by public television station WGBH…The ever-expanding site contains video excerpts, searchable transcripts, a select number of complete interviews for purchase, and resource management tools.” Subjects include Science & Technology, the Arts, Business, Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences (Political Science, Women’s Studies, Sociology, and Criminal Justice, among others).”

Publisher: WGBH Educational Fourndation

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.”

Publisher: Gale Databases (InfoTrac)

Oxford Art Online

Online access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, with constant additions of new material and updates–plus extensive image links and search capabilities.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford Music Online

An integrated online music resource that includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Opera, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Oxford Companion to Music, Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The New Grove Dictionary of American Music. This newly revamped database also includes links to other Oxford reference resources, links to the RILM database of Music Bibliography, external audio links and other learning resources.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

OxResearch

“This database provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Additionally, it contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing.”

Publisher: ProQuest