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Birds of the World

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Birds of North America (BNA) is a reference database containing a variety of data on North American birds. The database provides scientific information (over 18 volumes and 18,000 pages in total) for over 700 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada. The collection contains image and video galleries showing plumage, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs, recordings of the songs and calls of their species, recordings selected from Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds, and more.

ccMixter

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
ccMixter is an international community of 40,000 musicians. The database provides access to a collection of original samples licensed under Creative Commons which can be used to create tracks collaboratively. Users can listen to, sample, and interact with music within the database.

GDC Vault

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 25

NOTE: To access this database, click the title link above and enter your uNID and password. Once you’re on the database site, you will need to click “Login” in the upper-right corner, then “Click Here to Login”. The database password will be entered automatically for you.

GDC Vault provides access to an archive of presentation videos, and audio synced with presenter slides, from worldwide Game Developers Conferences going back 20+ years. Browse by event and year, media type, and 20 broad-ranging categories of presentation themes. Or, search the presenters’ abstracts for specific keywords and phrases.
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Naxos Music Library

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
This database provides access to a collection of over 1,000,000 music tracks drawn from over 75,000 CD recordings, with more than 1,000 new CDs added monthly. Records also include liner notes, opera synopses, libretti, and composer and artist biographies. Genres in the collection include classical music, contemporary jazz, world music, pop, folk, contemporary instrumental, rock, and more.
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Stage on Screen

  • Coverage: Complete
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Stage on Screen produces high quality recordings of classic plays for students and theatre enthusiasts. Professionally staged classic plays at London's historic Greenwich Theatre.

Victorian Popular Culture

  • Coverage: 1800-1929
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprised of four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures.