A collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies. Find biographies of interest by searching or browsing 30+ genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.
Full text resource covers scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. Includes the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks and more. Covers all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index; journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference reports, technical reports, policy papers, and other education-related materials.
A full-text archive of over 1,000 of the best scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, life sciences, etc. Full-text is available from the first issue, but does not include the most recent 2-5 years.
Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals. It is especially useful for finding academic journal articles. Includes both full-text materials and links to items that can be requested from other libraries.
Contains the full-text of 51 journals published by the APA and allied organizations since 1987. NOTE: You will find more results by searching PsycINFO. Everything in PsycARTICLES is included in the more extensive PsycINFO database.
The Kodály Center offers training and resources for teachers, conductors, parents, and others interested in the musical development of children. Search for children's songs by origin, region, state, song type and more.
A free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education
Links to online learning materials are collected here along with assignments and comments to enhance the teaching experience of an exercise
The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center and other contributing libraries and archives. Recordings in the Jukebox were issued on record labels now owned by Sony Music Entertainment, which has granted the Library of Congress a gratis license to stream acoustical recordings.
Provided by the Internet Archive library, hundreds of free courses, video lectures, and supplemental materials from universities in the United States and China. Many of these lectures are available for download.
Especially useful are the Resources and Specialty Areas links in the top horizontal menu bar. Includes links to PA Music Standards and National Music Standards plus articles reflecting current issues, new research, and best practices in music education.
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. Check here for sound recording excerpts and teaching tools.