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Academic Video Online is a streaming video collection containing thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, business, education, healthcare, the humanities, the physical sciences, and the social sciences. The Academic Video Online collection can be browsed or searched by discipline.

AVO was previously named VAST: Academic Video Online.

Formerly known as VAST: Academic Video Online.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Alexander Street Press

IMSLP is a repository of music scores in the public domain. It offers access to thousands of scores and musical recordings. IMSLP users can also exchange musical ideas through the site, submit their own compositions, or listen to other people's compositions.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: IMSLP

IPA Source is a library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: IPA Source

Alexander Street Press' Music Online offers thousands of streaming audio recordings, scores, music reference works, and videos of musicians and performers. The database can be searched and browsed by subject, historical event, genre, people, cultural group, place, time period, and ensemble.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Alexander Street Press

Naxos Music Library contains the music of over 18,000 CDs, covering rock, pop, adult contemporary, classical, jazz, folk, and world music genres. The music is streamed to your computer in CD-quality audio. NML also includes valuable information, including artist and composer biographies, liner notes, opera synopses, and more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Naxos Digital Services

The Naxos Sheet Music Library offers over 45,000 sheet classical and jazz music titles in all genres, spanning music from Medieval to the 21st century and composers from Bach to Arvo Part.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Naxos Sheet Music

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music Online) includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. It is updated annually.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Oxford

Swank Digital Campus provides streaming access to movies, documentaries, and TV shows from major Hollywood studios, as well as many independent and international filmmakers and studios. Titles are made available to SWOSU students at the request of instructors.

Instructors: See this page for instructions on setting up a Swank Digital Campus instructor account. Click here to browse the full Swank catalog, which offers over 25,000 films, documentaries, and TV shows. To request a Swank video for your course, make a request through your Swank account or contact the Library Director.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.
  • Publisher: Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.

This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of ebooks covering a wide array of academic subjects and features ebooks from leading publishers and university presses. All ebooks in this collection have unlimited user access.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Academic Search Premier replaced Academic Search Complete on 1/1/2024. More info …

Academic Search Premier provides fast access to articles from thousands of full-text journals, magazines, and newspapers across a wide range of topics, including the STEM disciplines, healthcare, education, social sciences, and the humanities. Along with hundreds of full-text periodicals, ASP has indexes and abstracts for thousands of articles which can be requested via interlibrary loan.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

This resource provides full text and indexing to major periodicals for art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general researchers. Art and Architecture Complete also provides 150+ full text books. Use this database to research antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Digital Theatre Plus offers access to streaming videos of current leading theater productions. It includes behind-the-scenes documentaries, as well as teaching and learning resources to facilitate a deeper understanding of theater productions and texts. Learning resources include detailed introductions, plot summaries, character biographies, relationship maps, language analyses, scene studies, performance backgrounds, and historical contexts for each play.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: Digital Theatre Plus
  • Publisher: Digital Theatre Plus

This resource offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every craftsperson and hobbyist. There's full text from magazines and books covering many interests, including arts and crafts, outdoor recreation, photography, LEGO, robotics, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

JSTOR is a digital library with thousands of full-text academic journals, books, and primary sources. Subjects covered in JSTOR include area studies, the arts, business and economics, history, the humanities, law, medicine and allied health, science and mathematics, and the social sciences.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: JSTOR

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From the publisher: "LitBase is a world literature database with a modern search experience. A curated collection of critical primary texts and secondary sources, it supports research of the most studied authors, poetry, fiction, plays, and creative nonfiction worldwide.

Students, researchers and faculty will benefit from the global nature of this vast literature database covering diverse authors and genres. LitBase includes over 425,000 primary sources, 100,000 secondary and reference sources, and hundreds of full-text scholarly journals and literary magazines to support literature research." More info about LitBase

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Read the latest articles from the online edition of the New York Times Magazine. This magazine is a supplement to the Sunday edition of the New York Times. It features articles longer than those typically in the newspaper. Search full text news articles from Jan 5, 1997 to the present. To browse and search older articles go to U.S. Major Dailies.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: ProQuest
  • Publisher: New York Times

Oxford Reference contains titles from the Oxford Companion series, as well as the following:

  • 130+ subject dictionaries and the Oxford World Encyclopedia
  • English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • Timelines linking over 2,000 key events in 20th-century history
  • 12,000 images and 500+ color maps
  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Oxford

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