Contains listings from the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media for radio stations, television stations, and cable companies, including those from the United States and Canada, and listings from the Encyclopedia of Associations for national organizations in the United States.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center is a full-text database that has articles from over 740 magazines, books and videos covering over 140 different crafts and hobbies.
In this unique resource you can find information on everything from beading to home brewing. Articles are available in high-quality PDF format. You can search by category or browse resources in your area of interest.
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NoveList Plus is an online reader’s advisory resource that helps find books that deliver a satisfying reading experience based on your interests.
Long a staple of our electronic collection, NoveList Plus can help find that “next great read” in a variety of ways, including searching or browsing by title, author, plot or genre. You will also find featured content such as Book Discussion Guides, Book Talks, Recommended Reads and more.
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Discover paintings, sculptures, photography and fashion in Oxford Art Online.
This resource has detailed biographies of artists, as well as images of their works. Enjoy the paintings of Frida Kahlo, Vasily Kandinsky or Edgar Degas.
In addition to artists, Oxford Art Online has a dictionary of terms relevant in the art world, as well as thematic guides explaining impressionism, dada, cubism, architecture, and more to the beginning art enthusiast. Timelines of world art from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia are also available, as are MoMA and Grove Art's resources for educators who want to bring more art in to the classroom.
Features information on popular hobbies and recreation activities, including arts, crafts, collections, games, models, needlework, and outdoor activities, such as birding and hiking.
Oxford Music Online provides access to a variety of musical information. Learn about everyone from Beethoven to Beyonce in this informative database. Also enjoy the newly added Grove Dictionary of American Music, second edition, to learn the particulars of American artists, composers, and traditions in music. Discover topical guides for different music periods, and learn about the history of opera, or how music was changing in the Renaissance. Additionally, music theory is covered with Sibelius-enabled examples which will allow you to listen to and learn about different concepts.
If you want to learn more about musicians, check out Gale Biography in Context. To learn more about popular music, take a look at the St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. To learn more about music, click on these librarian recommended websites.