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 Books

WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
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Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637, and more than 65,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Where available, PQDT provides 24 Page Previews of dissertations and theses. In addition, nearly one million are available for download in PDF format. (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image).
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Library Catalog
The Library's catalog enables patrons to search & browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more.
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 Articles

JSTOR
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
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Humanities Full Text (EBSCO)
Includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals in archaeology, art , classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, the performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history and world literature. The database also provides coverage of interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.
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Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
Provides quick, powerful access to bibliographic and citation information you need to find research data and analyze trends, journals, and researchers from the world's leading arts and humanities journals. The database provides user ability to track prior research and monitor current developments, see who is citing their work, measure the influence of colleagues' work, and follow the path of today's hottest ideas. Coverage begins 1991 to present.
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 Subject Guides

 Biographies

American National Biography Online (Oxford)
Biographical resource on more than 18,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. The ANB Online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities. All articles originally included in the ANB Online were on biographical subjects who died before the end of 1995. Articles on important figures who have died since 1995 are being added in quarterly updates.
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Musicians since 1900 : performers in concert and opera
1st floor, Falvey Library
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Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
29 volumes, 2nd ed.
1st floor, Falvey Library
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 Encyclopedias

The Encyclopedia of Folk, Country, & Western Music
Reference Shelves : ML102.F66S7 1983
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The New Grove Dictionary of American Music
4 volumes
1st floor, Falvey Library
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Popular Music: An Annotated Index of American Popular Songs
Volume 4-6
3rd floor, Falvey Library
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The Oxford Companion to Music
3rd floor, Falvey Library
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The Complete Encyclopedia of Popular Music and Jazz, 1900-1950
4 volumes
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music
6 volumes, 3rd edition
3rd floor, Falvey Library
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Encyclopedia of the Blues
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
10 volumes
3rd floor, Falvey Library
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The New Grove Dictionary of Opera
4 volumes
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments
3 volumes
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
29 volumes, 2nd ed.
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz
3 volumes, 2nd edition
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The Cambridge History of American Music
Available online and in print.
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The Cambridge History of 17th Century Music
Available online.
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The Cambridge History of 19th Century Music
Available online.
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The Cambridge History of 20th Century Music
Available online.
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A Chronology of American Musical Theatre
3 volumes
1st floor, Falvey Library
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Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World
7 volumes
1st floor, Falvey Library
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The Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre
3 volumes, 2nd edition
1st floor, Falvey Library
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Broadway Musicals, 1943-2004
1st floor, Falvey Library
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 Course Resources

The Blues
ACS 1001
Learning Communities
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Research Guide for Popular Music in America 1955-1995
ACS 1001
Instructor: J. Yates
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Jutta Seibert is the subject librarian for Music and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.

jseibert Jutta Seibert
Team Leader - Academic Integration
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 228
610-519-7876



 


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