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International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance
The definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts; includes journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries. How to export to RefWorks
An interdisciplinary collection of full text articles from scholarly journals.  Especially good for historic or classic articles in many fields with the coverage of some journals going back many years. 

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff InfoTrac: Fine Arts and Music Collection
Powered by InfoTrac, this database quickly places information from over 5 million articles at the finger tips of arts researchers. More than 150 of the journals in the Fine Arts & Music Collection are covered in the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) indexes and are available in full-text.
Google Scholar
Interdisciplinary -- includes books and journal articles with links to OU's holdings if appropriate.
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NAXOS Video Library
An extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. 8 concurrent users at one time. If the limit has been reached, you may see a login screen. This indicates that you should try again later. If you have trouble logging in, please clear your cookies/cache and restart your browser.  This can occur if you have not logged out of a previous session.

VAST: Academic Video Online
A service that provides streaming video on a variety of topics.  Included in the collections are Dance, Theatre and Music.
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Library OneSearch
Use the catalog to find books, videos, recordings, and goverment documents we have at the library.

A statewide catalog of many of Michigan's libraries. It allows you to request books at another library be sent to Kresge Library for you.

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Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.

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Writing Help

Writing Resources for Students
Find in-depth information about the mechanics of writing, MLA/APA citations, avoiding plagiarism, and more.

Writing Center
The consultants can help you with every stage of the writing process.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan
You may request materials we don't have and we'll borrow them from another library for you.


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