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New Electronic Resources

We are pleased to inform you that “Digital Theatre Plus” and “Routledge Performance Archive” are available for use from 6 May 2013.

Digital Theatre Plus provides online access to a digital streaming video collection of leading British theatre productions.  It includes behind-the-scenes documentaries as well as teaching and learning resources to facilitate a better understanding of the productions and texts.  Learning resources include study guides, interviews with actors and insights from theatre makers.

Routledge Performance Archive is produced in partnership with Digital Theatre.  This resource provides access to audio-visual material from past and present theatre practitioners.  It includes: interviews; masterclasses; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries.  The content is provided as streaming video.  You can browse or search via subject or practitioner.

Digital Theatre Plus
http://0-www.digitaltheatreplus.com.lib.hkapa.edu

Routledge performance archive
http://0-www.routledgeperformancearchive.com.lib.hkapa.edu

Library workshops will be announced later.  Please watch out this space.

Digital Theatre Plus

Routledge Performance Archive

May 6, 2013 at 5:30 pm

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

Routledge Performance Archive – Trial access extend to 31 Jan 2013

We have received favorable feedback from academic staff on the use of Routledge Performance Archive. To allow staff and students more time to try out this database, the Libraries have asked for an extension of trial. Please click on the link above to access (end of trial period: 31 January 2013).

If you know any member of staff in your School or Department who may be interested in this product, please forward this message to him or her so that he or she can also try to use the database.

Please send your feedback to jennyyee.lib@hkapa.edu or contact Ms. Jenny Yee at 2584 8763.  Your feedback is important for us to decide whether Routledge Performance Archive should be included in the collection.

Routledge Performance Archive

January 25, 2013 at 11:51 am

Routledge Performance Archive – Electronic Resources on Trial

Routledge Performance Archive

We have setup a trial of Routledge Performance Archive and can be accessed within the Academy until 7 January 2013.

Routledge Performance Archive is a developing resource produced in partnership with Digital Theatre (www.digitaltheatre.com).  This resource provides access to audio-visual material from past and present theatre practitioners.  It includes: interviews; masterclasses; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries covering more than fifty years.  The content is provided as streaming video.  You can browse or search via subject or practitioner.

New content will be updated every three months, Routledge Performance Archive is accessible via mobile devices, (not supported in IOS device).  Downloading not allowed.

URL: http://www.routledgeperformancearchive.com

If you know any member of staff in your School or Department who may be interested in this product, please forward this message to him or her so that he or she can also try to use the database.

Please send your feedback to jennyyee.lib@hkapa.edu or contact Ms. Jenny Yee at 2584 8763.  Your feedback is important for us to decide whether Routledge Performance Archive should be included in the collection.

December 14, 2012 at 11:48 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-

《劇場.閱讀》季刊由澳門劇場文化學會出版,主要介紹澳門劇場發展。內容有劇場讀本、專訪、演藝評論等。讀者可到學院圖書館借閱。

 
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)-

《传播与制作》月刊主要提供廣播電視最新技術及產品訊息。讀者可到學院圖書館借閱。

 

June 11, 2012 at 1:01 pm

New Electronic Resources

Britannica Image Quest (大英線上教育圖庫)
URL: http://0-quest.eb.com.lib.hkapa.edu/

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.

http://search.proquest.com/

If you have any comments to this new platform, please send to Ms. Jenny Yee at jennyyee.lib@hkapa.edu.

December 2, 2011 at 5:35 pm

Britannica Image Quest – Electronic Resources on Trial

Britannica Image Quest contains more than 2 million high quality images on all topics and for all ages from the world’s greatest collections and leading museums.  Image Quest is created in collaboration with over 40 of the world’s best and most respected image libraries.

The images are organized by subject; easily searchable and can be used with interactive whiteboards, and for blogs and projects.  Each photo or illustration comes with complete metadata, including the source, the copyright holder, caption, and keywords, etc.  The database can be accessed within the Academy until 31 Dec 2011.

URL: http://quest.eb.com

Please send your feedback to Ms. Jenny Yee by email at jennyyee.lib@hkapa.edu, or by phone at 2584 8763.

December 2, 2011 at 5:34 pm

New Electronic Resources

Academic Search Elite contains full text for more than 2,100 journals.  Nearly 150 journals have PDF images dating back to 1985.   This database offers information in many areas of academic study including social sciences, humanities, arts, education, communications, languages and literature, etc.

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

Subject coverage includes film & television theory, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects and reviews.  The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 380 publications, full text for more than 120 journals and 100 books.  It has been designed for use by film scholars, college students, and general viewers.

September 6, 2011 at 5:07 pm

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