Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent, for scholarship and pure enjoyment, online in streaming audio via your PC or mobile device.
For online listening of thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres, Jazz Music Library is essential for any jazz history, performance, theory, or music appreciation course. Labels include Verve, GRP Records, Fantasy, Concord Jazz, Impulse, Jazzology, and many others. The list of artists is enormous, ranging from past greats to musicians performing and recording today. Also included are Marian McPartland’s Peabody Award-winning Piano Jazz Radio Broadcasts and never-before-released performances from the Monterey Jazz Festival and great jazz venues.
Published recordings and archives from Smithsonian Folkways other collections of US folk music plus collections of recordings from Africa and South Asia. Scope includes world music, and useful for music history. It includes themed collections and the ability to search and browse by instrument category.
SocINDEX is a comprehensive sociology database featuring citations with subject headings from a sociology specific thesaurus. It contains informative abstracts for more than 590 "core" journals dating back to 1985. SocINDEX provides data mined from more than 500 "priority" coverage journals and 1040 "selective" coverage journals, and it provides extensive indexing for monographs, conference papers, and other sources. The database offers coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology.
All material cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites & internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films & slides, newspapers, journals, magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, videotapes. Over 179 million records representing materials from 1000 BCE to the present, many with online links to the fulltext. Updated daily.