LexisNexis Courtroom Cast provides audio files of judicial opinions and videos of trials, hearings and oral arguments. You can browse or search AudioCaseFiles or browse videos by cases, witnesses, industries or practices.
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The Libraries has purchased volumes II and III of the Classical Music Library from Alexander Street Press. The entire library includes over 25,000 unique classical works from medieval times to the 21st century. You can browse or search by composer, genre, time period, instrument performers, titles and more. You select individual tracks to play or establish an account and create playlists to save and play anytime.
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The Libraries have added Contemporary World Music to our collection of streaming audio databases. From Alexander Street Press, you can browse musical tracks by instrument, cultural group, genre, people, place and more, or you can search by keyword or specific indexed field. If you create an account, you can make your own playlists and collections and save them. Find and listen to musical genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing, Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
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The Libraries have a new subscription to Routledge Performance Archive, a database of streaming audio and visual theater performances with critical commentary. You can browse content through A-Z lists of practitioners, subjects (including Actor & Actor Training, Comedy, Form & Genre, Political Theater & Performance, etc.) and commentaries. You can also search by keyword.
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DRAM provides liner notes, essays and streaming music from independent producers and sound archives of American folk, opera, contemporary classical, experimental, jazz and other musical genres. You can search by album title, liner notes, blogs, documentation and more, or browse by composer, performer, instrument and label.
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Psychological Experiments Online is a new source of audio, video, text and web sites about psychological experiments from the 20th and 21st centuries. You can browse or search by experiment, psychologist, methodology, subject, title and publisher and limit by date, format and content type. This is a growing collection of resources.
If you have questions or would like assistance, contact Mike Davis, Psychology Liaison Librarian, at 413-545-6822.
The popular Naxos Music Library has a new component dedicated to Jazz, and the Libraries have added access to it for 10 simultaneous users. You can search or browse by composer, artist, label or genre to identify and listen to over 5,000 tracks of music and notes.
Contact Pam Juengling, Music Reference Librarian, at 413-545-1858 for assistance using this resource.