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Chicana & Chicano Studies (CHIC): Audio/Visual
Subject guide for Chicana and Chicano Studies (CHIC)
Find audio and visual content for Chicana and Chicano Studies
A picture is worth a 1000 words or say it with a song!
If you need audio, video or image resources, such as films, music recordings or photographs, art images and objects, consider:
In addition to books, One Search contains records for audio and visual materials owned by the Pollak Library including sound and video recordings in a variety of formats. To search, just select Books and Media (CSUF).
Our Instructional Media Collection is an additional source of visual aids. It contains kits and objects suitable for display and use as visual aids. The collection is located in the middle of the 4th Floor North.
For databases that contain sound recordings, as well as photographs and images, see the boxes below.
Sound recording databases for Chicana and Chicano Studies
These databases may contain sound recordings of interest to students doing research on Chicano and Mexican/Latin American heritage music.
Now part of MUSIC ONLINE. An international database of traditional and historical music recordings from across the world which can be searched by country, cultural group, artist, instrument, genre, and more. Highlights of the collection are in folk, jazz, blues, bluegrass, and old time country music as well as musical traditions from Africa, the Americas, and Asia. For current music see the complementary database, 'Contemporary World Music.' It is possible to create individual playlists or course folders for entire classes.
Now part of MUSIC ONLINE. Music research of all the world's peoples with regional overviews explaining musical heritage, traditions, themes and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Also contains illustrations and sound recordings. NOTE: The first release of the encyclopedia does not contain the audio files. They can be found on the 4th floor of Library North in AVCMC with the call number of AVD1141. The library also owns the print version of the encyclopedia, REFERENCE ML100 .G16.
This music encyclopedia includes the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Opera, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Grove Dictionary of American Music, Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, Oxford Companion to Music, Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music. It is recommended to students of all levels as a beginning point for research.
Image Databases for Chicana & Chicano Studies
These databases may contain images as well as maps. You can also search for images on search engines like Google, but be careful, there are issues like copyright and image tampering or fakes.You may also want to consider scanning images from the books and articles you use.
An image database of millions of photographs and graphics from AP, the Associated Press. Photographs: color and B&W, dating from 1826 to the present. Graphics: maps, diagrams, drawings etc. Also includes audio files (sound clips) dating from the 1920s. The database is strongest since 1997, but there is a good deal of older, historical material. The database is updated every minute, daily, so that photos of current events are instantly available. All photos/graphics/audio is copyrighted material owned by the Associated Press, but available to subscribers for educational use.
Digital images of works of art with accompanying information including size and ownership. Includes over one million images in the areas of art, architecture, and the humanities. Technical requirements http://www.artstor.org/using-artstor/u-html/requirements.shtml NOTE 1: Pop-up blocking software must be disabled. NOTE 2: Requires Flash 6 or higher.
Includes Grove Art Online, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Oxford Companion to Western Art, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Provides artist biographies, thematic timelines, over 40,000 image links. Limited to 25 simultaneous CSU system-wide users.
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