About Fine Arts and Music Collection

Arts-related information from a wide selection of resources.

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Key features

Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The eResource emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography (Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale), a comprehensive music bibliography, serving the global music research community. You can search in a variety of ways including:

  • Basic search by keyword, subject or publication;
  • Advanced search with numerous options to limit or expand your search;
  • A subject guide search - this is best for searching a single topic and offers the ability to narrow that topic by subdivisions. It’s also helpful for discerning between words with different meanings (e.g.Mars – planet or chocolate company?);
  • Publication search;
  • Topic Finder — see topics that commonly occur in relation to your search term to expand your thinking and find hidden connections;
  • Popular articles and popular trending topics is also a useful way to see what is of current interest in the World.

More information

This collection contains articles on every art-related subject. Hundreds of the journals are in full-text. Titles include:

  • Billboard;
  • Variety;
  • Art Bulletin;
  • Dance Magazine.

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Integration with Google and Microsoft

Gale Cengage has integrated this eResource with Google and Microsoft. At the top of each page there is an option to sign in. If you have an account for Google you can save Gale content as Google docs into Google Drive or Google Classroom accounts. If you have a Microsoft account you can store, sync and share downloaded Gale content to your OneDrive account and easily transfer downloaded OneDrive content for use in other Microsoft tools like OneNote and Classroom.