Alexander Street Press

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works contains more than 2,000 transcripts of actual therapy sessions-- almost 40,000 pages of first-person accounts, together with 25,000 pages of major reference works. There are diaries, letters, autobiographies, oral histories, and personal memoirs along with the full-text of the sessions themselves. All accounts are non-fiction, delivered in the first person and, where possible, contemporaneous.

Category: 

Contemporary World Music

Through music we understand the history, customs, politics, personalities, celebrations, struggles, and joys of diverse peoples and cultures. Alexander Street's Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent, for scholarship and pure enjoyment, online through speakers or headsets. Scholars and students will enjoy a rich and deeply indexed source for research in musicology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, folklore, and performance studies.

Category: 

Classical Scores Library

Classical Scores Library contains 400,000 pages of the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 8,000 musical scores. Many items have associated audio tracks in Classical Music Library, so that subscribers to both databases can listen to a recording online while following along with the full score. The use of printed scores typically requires research across a variety of formats--paper, digital images, proprietary electronic formats--and through a variety of interfaces.

Category: 

Classical Music Reference Library

Classical Music Reference Library brings together more than 30,000 pages of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music, which have never before been available in electronic form, along with other resources.

Category: 

Classical Music Library

Classical Music Library is a fully searchable classical music resource--a comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings. It includes tens of thousands of licensed recordings that users can listen to over the Internet. The audio selections are cross-referenced to a database of supplementary reference information. Users browse, search, click, and then listen to the music through their headphones. The music moves from Medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde.

Category: 

Classical Music in Video

An outstanding addition to ASP's other video databases in the arts, and an excellent selection for libraries supporting serious students and researchers in the arts. Library Journal Classical Music in Video is a comprehensive streaming video collection to support the study of classical music. It currently provides streaming access to more than 300 hours of video and will grow to 1,000 hours on completion, with new titles being regularly added.

Category: 

Caribbean Literature

The literature of the Caribbean is exceptional, both in language and subject. More than a million and a half Africans, along with many Indians and South Asians, were brought to the Caribbean between the 15th and 19th centuries. Today, their descendants are active in literature and the arts, producing literature with strong and direct ties to traditional African expressions.

Category: 

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

The personal writings of women from England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, spanning more than 400 years, are in this collection. Researchers can explore the thoughts, observations, and experiences of both famous and ordinary women on all subjects. The collection begins in 1500 and moves through to World War II. It includes never-before-published materials from the Imperial War Museum in England.

Black Women Writers

Black Women Writers presents 100,000 pages of literature and essays by authors from Africa and the African Diaspora. Facing both sexism and racism, black women needed to create their own identities and movements. The collection documents that effort from its beginnings. Many of the writings have been hidden in rare and hard to find texts, obscure typewritten documents, photocopied journals, and other fugitive sources.

Category: 

Black Thought and Culture

Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders--teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures--covering 250 years of history. In addition to the most familiar works, Black Thought and Culture presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trail transcripts.

Category: 
Ohio