by Rachel Fox Von Swearingen, Librarian for Music and Performing Arts and Interim Collection Development and Analysis Librarian.

We are happy to share that the Libraries recently added the following e-resources to our collections:


New Specialized Search Portal in Databases Menu

  • Black Life in America — News content from U.S. and global news sources, covering topics such as voting rights, voter suppression and disenfranchisement, segregation and civil rights, prejudice, discrimination, activism and protest movements. This is a subset of content that was already included in NewsBank, but there’s specialized browsing options and other features.

E-book collections

Streaming Video

  • Digital Theatre Plus Streaming video collection of theatre, dance, musical theatre, opera, and film productions in many genres, as well as interviews and notes by practitioners about production, technique, lighting, design and more; includes content from provider such as the, BBC, Broadway HD, LA Theatre Works, and Royal Shakespeare Company.