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COMP STUDIES 2350 Introduction to Folklore

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Cultural Studies

Oxford Art Online allows users to refine results and view biographies, subject entries, or images. Database includes Grove Art Online The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.

Oxford Music Online is a major music reference database providing online access to “Encyclopedia of Popular Music,” “Grove Music Online,” “The Grove Dictionary of American Music,” “The Oxford Companion to Music,” “The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians,” “The New Grove Dictionary of Opera” and “The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz,” and “The Oxford Dictionary of Music.”

Performing Arts Periodicals Database covers the arts and entertainment industry, including broadcast entertainment, circus, dance, comedy, drama, film, magic, opera, pantomime, performance, puppetry, stagecraft, theater, and more.

The Encyclopedia of Global Studies covers transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the global impact of environmental, technological and health; the globalization of economies and technologies; the issues related to a global civil society and; the transnational aspects of social and political change.

Pop Culture Universe  Database is a diverse interdisciplinary resource covering; arts and visual culture, business and advertising, ethnic and group culture, fashion, and appearance, film, food and drink, literature, music, politics, recreation and leisure, religion and spirituality, sports, television and radio, and technology and media.

Ethnic and American Studies  

EBSCOhost Databases (Ethnic and American Studies)  is a multi-interdisciplinary suite of databases covering the arts, humanities, law, life and health sciences, social sciences, science and technology. Databases contain content from popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, documents, books, reports, conference proceedings, and other digital media. Features Open Cluster Searching, Select -- Academic Search Complete; Academic Search Premier; Alternative Press Index (API); America: History & Life; Caribbean Search; Chicano Database; LGBT Life with Full Text; Political Science Complete (PSC); Race Relations Abstracts; and Women's Studies International.

Ethnic NewsWatch resource contains newspapers published by and for United States cultural, ethnic, and racial minority groups. This database provides ethnic perspectives on topics of national interest that may vary from mainstream mass media interpretations.

Opposing Viewpoints  contains Greenhaven Press, Gale, Macmillan Reference USA™, Charles Scribner’s Sons® and U•X•L titles. This database provides access to primary source articles, reference material, newspapers, statistics, and images covering current political and social issues.

Streaming Video

The Alexander Street Press  is the perfect research companion for Comparative Studies scholars. Comparative Studies subjects include Africana Studies, Gender Studies, Global Studies, social and cultural history, the performing arts, and emerging research areas. The Alexander Street Press digital media materials (text, audio, image, video) are indexed to reflect important search elements of the subject’s collection, allowing for both general searching and advanced, in-depth searching of specific subjects.

DocuSeek2 Complete Collection provides educational streaming access to documentary and social issues films from Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films the National Film Board of Canada, Scorpion TV Sincerely Films, and Terra Nova Films.

OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons: Educational Films and Documentaries includes full-length streaming videos for classroom use from Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

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