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Art Abstracts (EBSCOhost)
Indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Besides art and art history, topics include advertising, antiques, archaeology, architecture, fashion, interior design, textiles, and more. Also indexed are reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. 1984-. Updated daily.
Search or browse over one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.
Film and Television Literature Index (EBSCOhost)
Comprehensive bibliographic database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing. It has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes film scholars, college students, and general viewers. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. 1988-. Updated twice a month.
MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest)
Indexing and abstracts of journals, books, and other materials on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. 1926-. Updated nine times a year.
Music Index Online (EBSCOhost)
Indexes more than 850 international music periodicals. Covers broad range of subjects, including past and present personalities, the history of music, forms and types of music, musical instruments from the earliest times to modern electronic instruments, plus computer produced music. Book reviews and reviews of music recordings, tapes, and performances are also indexed. 1973-. Updated quarterly.
Popular Media & Newspaper Articles
Intended for scholars and researchers, "H-AfrLitCine is an H-Net Network discussing African Literature and Cinema."
Encyclopedias & Reference Sources
This is just a small selection of biographical materials available. For more sources, search the URI Libraries Search, or ask for assistance from a librarian.
African American National Biography
Call Number: URI REF E185.96 A4466 2008
Publication Date: 2008-02-18
This multi-volume set contains a wealth of information on famous African Americans. Each article includes a list of further readings and information about locating published obituaries where available.
100 Most Popular African American Authors
Call Number: URI REF PS153 N5 D74 2007
Publication Date: 2006
Brief biographies of 100 African American authors. Each entry includes a list of works by the author and further readings.
African American Architects
Call Number: URI REF NA736 A47 2004
Publication Date: 2004
Contains brief biographies of notable African American architects, written by scholars and researchers. Search for information by architect, state or country where buildings are sited, or by name of project.
Black Lenses, Black Voices
Call Number: PN1995.9 N4 R43 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Covers the history and theory of African American film and focuses on early African American film, Black family film from the 1990s, action and horror films, Black female centered African American film and independent film.
Contemporary African American Literature
Call Number: PS153.N5 C644 2013
Publication Date: 2012
Available in print and online. A compilation of a series of essays by literary scholars exploring a wide variety of topics from African American satirists, street literature, women writers and hip hop fiction, post oppression fiction, black folk figure narratives in comics and more in this compelling collection.
Origins of the Dream
Call Number: E-book
Publication Date: 2015
Drawing on archival materials, including notes, correspondence, and marginalia, W. Jason Miller provides a completely original and compelling argument that Hughes's influence on King's rhetoric was, in fact, evident in more than just the one famous speech.
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