Fine and Performing Arts

Subject Guide for Fine and Performing Arts

INFOhio Databases: 

Academic Search Premier (journal articles)

Biography Reference Bank (full-text biographical articles)

Digital Video Collection (streaming curriculum and instructional videos, many with accompanying teacher guides)

Explora for Grades 9-12 (full-text periodicals and journals, videos, images, allows you to search multiple databases, including: Academic Search Premier, Computer Source, GreenFile, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Literary Reference Center, MAS Ultra - School Edition, MasterFILE Premier, Newspaper Source, Points of View Reference Center, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews 6-12, TOPICsearch, and Vocational and Career Collection)

GO! Ask, Act, Achieve (tool that allows students begin the research process, provides resources for note taking, presentations, etc.)

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (full text magazines, reference books, how to videos focusing on arts and crafts, collecting, gardening, model building, performing arts, science and technology)

IWonder (suggests websites to assist with homework and research, tied to Ohio’s Learning Standards)
Oxford Research Encyclopedias (access to full text encyclopedias covering science, technology, economics, education, public health, medicine, history, religion, languages, literature, politics, etc.)

Very Short Introductions (full text introductions and overviews for multiple topics in the arts, humanities, law, health and medicine, science, mathematics, social sciences, as well as dictionaries and reference books)

World Book Advanced (online encyclopedia featuring articles, primary sources, ebooks, videos, and activities)

World Book Student (online encyclopedia featuring articles, primary sources, ebooks, videos, and activities, features sections on current events and biographies)

World Book Timelines (allows students to open and create timelines in multiple subject areas, including the social sciences, literature, the arts, biographies, and science and technology)

Other Libraries:

Cleveland Public Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library

Websites: (Great Books Online)

Cleveland Museum of Art

Google Books

Google Scholar

Internet Archive (includes multiple collections, including the Wayback Machine, TV News Archive, and The Great 78 Project)

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)

Open Culture

PBS Learning Media

Project Gutenberg (public domain ebooks)