Dissertations and Theses Full Text
The database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
A scholarly resource of recordings, including CD quality audio, liner notes and essays from New World, Composers Recordings and other important lables. The basis for the current collection is the diverse catalogue of American music recordings by New World Records. From folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond.