Posts filed under ‘Dance’

Flash Slideshow on Library Homepage

A new flash slideshow has been added to the Library homepage.  Popular e-resources and coming events will be highlighted from time to time.  Click on the page and you will be directed to the respective resources.

April 9, 2013 at 11:55 am

New Journal Title 新增期刊

Title: 當代舞林Call No: GV1703.H6 D364

Library has no. 5 (2012)-



November 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Asian Traditional Theatre and Dance: Unlimited Access

Asian Traditional Theatre & Dance has now been upgraded to unlimited access.  You can freely access this online reference to search for the traditional forms of Asian theatre and dance in their historical context with no restriction.

October 4, 2012 at 9:48 am

Notable New Electronic Resources Now Available

(1) Classical Music in Video

Classical Music in Video currently provides over 300 hours of video and will grow to 1,000 hours in 2013.  It provides coverage in breadth and depth for classical music, and is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis and theory.

(2) Classical Scores Library, Volume I

Classical Scores Library is the most comprehensive online scores database.  It provides access to over 24,000 scores and 400,000 pages that can be printed and annotated.

(3) Opera in Video

The collection contains 500 hours of video comprising 291 operatic works.  Famous opera performances from the Baroque era through to the twentieth century.  It allows users to analysis stage design, vocal techniques, roles, and musical interpretation across time periods, opera houses, and conductors.  You can search by title, venue, date and various other ways.

(4) Theatre in Video

Theatre in Video contains more than 250 performances of plays and over 100 film documentaries (more than 500 hours in total).  The database includes the full text of plays, their history of performances, production backgrounds, reference materials, etc.  The included plays are predominately 20th century masterpieces, as well as many Shakespeare productions.

Platforms for Cross Search

The above 4 titles can be cross searched via the Academic video online platform (Classical music in video, Dance in video, Filmakers library online,  Opera in video, Theatre in video) or Music Online (Classical music in video, Classical scores library, Dance in video, Opera in video).

September 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm

New Journal Titles 新增期刊

1. Title: 劇場.閱讀= performing arts forum
Call No: PN2009 .J83
Library has Feb 2012-


2. Title: Choreographic Practices
Call No: GV1782.5 .C467
Library has v.1 no.1(2010)-

The journal provides a platform for sharing choreographic practices, critical inquiry and debate.  User can also access this e-journal via EBSCOhost EJS.

3. Title: 传播与制作=Broadcast & Production
Call No: TK7881.4 .C58
Library has v.17 no.8 (Aug 2011)-



June 11, 2012 at 1:01 pm

New Electronic Resources

Britannica Image Quest (大英線上教育圖庫)

Britannica Image Quest is a searchable image database produced by Encyclopedia Britannica.  It contains over two million quality images.  These images have been rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use.  The images are organized by subjects or collections and can be used with interactive whiteboards, blogs and projects.  Users are able to print, download, email or save the full-sized image to their personal Lightbox.

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March 8, 2012 at 6:13 pm

New IIMP & IIPA Platform

The International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) Full Text and the International Index to Performing Arts (IIPA) Full Text will move to a consolidated ProQuest platform.  The old platform will no longer be available from 22 December 2011.

The new ProQuest Platform displays thumbnail images allowing you to search in more ways, including by subject, product, keyword and beyond – with one powerful search box.

To use from remote, create your own account by clicking “My Research” as shown in Diagram 2.

If you have any comments to this new platform, please send to Ms. Jenny Yee at

December 2, 2011 at 5:35 pm

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