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Due to restrictions in licensing agreements, access to certain databases is restricted to registered students, staff and faculty at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts only.  An indication will be given for such databases.

The Library has subscription to the following databases through Ebsco Publishing:

  • Academic Search Elite
  • International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance with Full Text
  • Professional Development Collection
  • Education Resource Information Centre
  • Caribbean Search
  • World Politics Review

The Newspaper Archives of the Jamaica Gleaner provides access to archived full text newspaper articles of the Jamaica Gleaner from as far back as 1834 and can be searched by keywords and dates.
Authorized access is restricted to EMC students, staff and faculty only.
Contact your Librarian for the username and password.

Online Libraries

The Library now has one year subscription to two online libraries: Naxos Music Library and Naxos Music Library.  Please click on the following links which will re-direct you to the website.  Music Library and Naxos Music Library Jazz contain invaluable resources for staff and students of Music.

These span a range of standard and specialist repertoire with over 40,150 CDs and over 574,500 tracks.  Click on ‘Quick Tour’ tab for an overview of the service.

Open Access Journal

Useful Links

Justin’s Drama and Theatre Links
Art Images for Collection Teaching;page=index
VADS: Visual Arts Data Service
International Directory of Design
Visual Collections: Images of Art, History and Culture
Caribbean Music Database
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Society for American Music
International Musicological Society
Royal Academy of Music
Andrew Furmanczyk Academy of Music
Music History 102: a Guide to Western Composers and their Music from Middle Ages to Present
Ricci Adams’ MusicTheory.Net
Music Genres List
The History of Music
Timelines of Art History
Ballroom Dancers