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  1. A bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information for education.
  2. All aspects and periods of art.

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  1. All aspects of musical activity in Canada
  2. Indexing & abstracts for over 550 journals in the fields of communication, mass media studies, linguistics and film including full text for over 400 journals.
  3. Streaming video of dance productions & documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.
  4. Database of digital installation art
  5. Index to literature on design and craft
  6. Education and education-related journals, research reports, and curriculum materials.
  7. References articles in film and television journals and magazines.
  8. Search specifically for scholarly literature.
    Should you encounter an error message, you can also obtain full text links to SFU Library resources, by going to Google Scholar and clicking on More - Settings - Library links. Then type and select Simon Fraser University - Where can I Get This? and Save.
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  9. Multidisciplinary index to journals for the performing arts (drama, theater, dance, film, television).
  10. Index to journal articles and reviews on all aspects of music and related subjects.
  11. Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world's largest online classical music library.
  12. Watch hundreds of NFB films online, including documentaries, animation and alternative dramas.

    Authorized Users may access the Website and the Content outside of the premises of Subscriber’s educational institution solely for bona fide educational and research purposes, including presentations by student teachers conducted as part of a practicum.

  13. Reference resources on all aspects of visual arts. Sources include Grove Art Online, Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics & Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
  14. Comprehensive reference source on all aspects of music.
  15. This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day.
  16. Access to research methods online from books and numerous reference sources.
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