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Dance
The American Ballet Theater's Online Ballet Dictionary is a self-described "unique interactive resource designed to bring dance to the Web." One hundred and seventy terms, from the Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (Dover), are defined, and most terms are demonstrated with photographs or video clips of American Ballet Theater dancers. This is a wonderful visual introduction to the steps and movements most important to ballet technique and study.
Maintaining high standards of professional education and competence in the field of dance/movement therapy.
Presents a collection of over two hundred social dance manuals at the Library of Congress. The list begins with a rare late fifteenth-century source, Les basses danses de Marguerite d'Autriche (c.1490) and ends with Ella Gardner's 1929 Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents. Along with dance instruction manuals, this online presentation also includes a significant number of antidance manuals, histories, treatises on etiquette, and items from other conceptual categories. Many of the manuals also provide historical information on theatrical dance. All illuminate the manner in which people have joyfully expressed themselves as they dance for and with one another.
Freely available standards based, interdisciplinary lesson plans and activities for K-12 Performing Arts and Visual Arts educators sponsored by The Kennedy Center. This site also includes professional development resources, student materials, and guidelines for arts-based instruction and assessment.
Provides links to hundreds of resources for theater and dance, including original resources, many of which provide excellent basic information for students.
The Butler Ballet in Indianapolis, IN, owns a very valuable collection of scenery and costumes coming from the famed Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. This collection was accumulated over the span of several years during the mid-sixties through the diligence of the late George Verdak, himself a former dancer with the Ballet Russe, who for many years was a most influential member of the dance faculty at Butler University. "Mr. V"., as he was fondly called by those who knew him, later left Butler to found the Indianapolis Ballet Theatre. This site provides access to many photographs of the scenery collection, with brief historical references about each piece. This pictorial exhibit of famous ballet drops is provided courtesy of Stephan Laurent, Professor, Butler University Department of Dance.
Profiles 2,900 figures in Dance History from Europe and the Americas.
Founded in 1965, CORD tries "to encourage scholars in dance to research, publish, and discuss material from all areas of dance." CORD publishes Dance Research Journal.
Provides an overview of copyright as pertains to public performances, including both theatre and dance, and provides guidelines for obtaining permissions for legal use of copyrighted works.
Online audio reserves for DAN 47095, Music for Dancers.
Online audio reserves for DAN 47095, Music for Dancers.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in dance.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in dance.
An Overview of Resources for Dance Studies.
Free web sites for Dance.
Dance vocabulary arranged by topic matter. Includes an index of terms.
A guide to workshops, conferences, artist's colonies and academic programs in dance.
Includes useful sections on dancer health and safety, including eating right, cross training, the "Ask a Dance Medicine Expert" column and an article on "Turnout, Tendinitis and Bunions." Gaynor Minden, Inc., manufacturer of pointe shoes publishes this site, which includes the many of the Dancer Links reviewed on this page.
Presents a large variety of links to resources for performing arts.
Includes lesson plans based on the PBS series "Great Performances" film titled "Free to Dance," as well as other great resources on dance history and performance.
Visit this site for the full-text position paper on The Challenge of the Adolescent Dancer and information on other dance medicine publications and issues. Its bulletin board for the dance science, medicine, and education communities contributes to the usefulness of this site.
The database provides a comprehensive multicultural and inter-disciplinary research tool available to theater students, educators and professionals. Developed from data going back to 1984, this comprises a fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of journal articles, books, book articles and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance.
Provides 750 entries on topics related to classical ballet. Coverage is international and ranges from the Renaissance to the present.
Contains over 400 entries on all aspects of modern dance, from biographical material to essays on movements and more.
Six volume, comprehensive encyclopedia for the field of dance. Provides a bibliography of materials for each entry.
The Katherine Dunham Collection at the Library of Congress consists of moving image materials that document the extraordinary journey of a woman who changed the face of American modern dance. Selected materials, including videos of dance technique and fieldwork, are available via this Web presentation.
LIMS Online offers programs and conferences on the science of movement and a link to the corresponding Laban Web ring.
List of library catalogs useful in music research.
List of software available on computers in the Performing Arts Library and adjacent computer labs.
This publication is a music listening curriculum resource designed to support any K-12 music curriculum in North America. There are suggestions on how one might teach the "Achievements" found in "Achieving Musical Understanding- Concepts and Skills" for K-8 and 9-12
The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library is the largest and most comprehensive archive in the world devoted to the documentation of dance. The Digital Gallery contains some 4,814 items from the collection including programs from the American tour of the Ballets Russes, Joffrey Ballet slides, and prints depicting dance.
"NDEO is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and promotion of high quality education in the art of dance. NDEO provides the dance artist, educator and administrator a network of resources and support, a base for advocacy, and access to programs that focus on the importance of dance in the human experience."
Lists works about all forms of dance, from all cultures, in print and other media. Includes materials in many languages and serves as an index to an international range of dance periodicals.
Useful lists of jazz and tap terms in French and English can be found in this site. Also included are short video clips on basic jazz and tap steps.
Open Mic Lunches at the Performing Arts Library allow for presentation of your music, theatre,dance, or poetry material in front of a friendly audience. Sets can be anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes. For more information, contact Joe Clark in the Performing Arts Library.
Provides concise definitions and explanations of terms, movements and individuals in the field of dance.
Includes the Oxford Dictionary of Dance, the Concise Oxford Dictionaries of Music and Opera, Who's Who in Opera, the Oxford Companions to Music and Shakespeare, the Concise Oxford Companion to Theatre, and more
Freely available standards based lesson plans and activities for K-12 Performing Arts and Visual Arts educators sponsored by PBS.
This companion web site to the PBS Great Performances episode, "Free to Dance," includes a time line covering major events in African American dance history from 1619-2001, historic and thematic essays, biographies of the dancers and a list of web sites on African American dance history and dance companies.
This database of dance lesson plans provides search access by keyword, subcategories, and title of lesson or activity. Results appear with clearly defined age/grade information at the top level.
The Paget-Fredericks Dance Collection contains roughly 2,000 original drawings, paintings, photographs and pieces of memorabilia that date from ca. 1913 to ca. 1945. The collection is arranged by subject and format into sixteen groups, numbered 1964.009 to 1964.024. Various media and sizes are represented. The categories by subject include: Isadora Duncan; Loie Fuller; Vaslav Nijinsky; Anna Pavlova; Ruth St. Denis; other dancers; decor and costume designs for ballets; other figure and costume studies; illustrations and graphic design; miscellaneous drawings and paintings; juvenilia; historic dance costumes; printed pictures and clippings; photographic prints; portraits; and works by other artists in various media. The material in the collection was either created or collected by Joseph Paget-Fredericks.
Performing Arts Library home page.
Performing Arts Library - About the Collections
Stop by the Performing Arts Library for refreshments, live performances, and engaging conversation. The Performing Arts Library staff will be on hand to meet and greet. For more information, contact Joe Clark in the Performing Arts Library.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 24, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 25, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 28, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on December 7, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on March 15, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on May 1, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on May 2, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on November 30, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. We encourage participation from faculty, students, scholars, and community members.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. We encourage participation from faculty, students, scholars, and community members.
Information about reserve services in the Performing Arts Library.
Form to place reserve requests for Performing Arts Library books and journals.
Form to place reserve requests for Performing Arts Library sound recordings and scores.
Information for faculty about reserve services in the Performing Arts Library.
Provides information about Group Listening/Viewing Rooms in the Performing Arts Library.
Description of reference services available in the Performing Arts Library.
Tutorials and resources for distance learners on how to gain access to library collections and services.
Description of services and facilities at the KSU Performing Arts Library.
Performing Arts in America 1875 -1923, a web site of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, captures a glimpse of this world. With visual and audio images drawn from the extensive archival collections at The Library, the site features an authentic look at this past, from the Broadway theater and Tin Pan Alley to the art of dancer Loie Fuller and composer Charles Griffes, all brought to you in original documents. Captured in the then new techniques of photography, recorded sound, and film, the performing arts of the early twentieth century come alive as never before, preserved by The New York Public Library and brought to you a century later via the Internet.
Biographical information.
Includes information on everything to do with European dance from the 15th to early 17th centuries. A very complete listing of resources on period dance.
SALIDAA’s digital archive is a free online resource featuring collections of South Asian literature, art, theatre, dance and music by British based artists and organisations.
The Siobhan Davies Archive project began in January 2007, with the aim of bringing together all of the materials and documentation associated with Davies' choreographies into a single collection. It is the first online dance archive in the UK and contains thousands of fully searchable digital records including moving image, still image, audio and text.
"The Society of Dance History Scholars advances the field of dance studies through research, publication, performance, and outreach to audiences across the arts, humanities, and social sciences."
The union representing professional choreographers and directors.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in theatre.
Free web sites for Theatre.
Full list of theatre and dance databases.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Theatre and Dance
Provides information about Wireless Printing in the Performing Arts Library.
Data libraries
This is an excellent gateway to economic and population census data. Data are available for download, in customizable tables or in thematic mapped. The site provides access data from the Decennial Censuses, the Economic Censuses, and the American Community Survey.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources depository for spatial data can be searched by county or category. Categories include: administrative, biologic, cadastral, demographic, geographic/soils, hydrologic, land use/cover, recreational, topographic, transportation/ infrastructure. Not all data is available for each category and county. Data is downloadable in Arc/INFO Interchange format.
Collection of general reference and data resources of interest of chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Includes directories, dictionaries, and databases in relevant areas of study.
Produced by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, this resource provides links to key health and human services data and statistics. This includes coverage of Federal, state, and local government-sponsored information.
Provides an archive of data sets for analysis in a range of academic disciplines, including political science, sociology, demography, history, economics, international relations, gerontology, public health, criminal justice, and education. Data collections consist of raw, unanalyzed data files, and codebooks. ICPSR data sets can be downloaded directly to a user's computer for use with statistical software such as SPSS or SAS.
Libraries and Media Services guide to resources and services available to Kent State University as a member of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).
A data repository for climate data from a variety of perpsectives, climate, atmosphere, oceans, etc. Scientists add data gathered for research purposes and make it available for further study. Links to full data sets along with descriptive metadata about gathering details is included along with scientist name and contact information.
The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries releases the results of its geologic studies through its Publications and Data Center. Some of the information is available on the website itself for free, while some information must be ordered from the department's Publications Catalog, which is available on the website. Among the free information published on the website are geologic field trip guides, coastal hazard publications, earthquake hazard maps, tsunami hazard maps, and press releases.
The single worldwide repository for the processing and distribution of 3-D structure data of large molecules of proteins and nucleic acids. New structures are released each Wednesday by 1:00am Pacific time. Maintained by the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics (RCSB).
Database management
RefWorks is a Web-based service that enables a user to create a personal database of selected references either by importing from an online research database or by inputting manually. This database is then searchable, enabling a user to select needed references for a paper and easily generate a bibliography in a given bibliographic style.
University Libraries resources formatted for use on mobile devices.
Links to helpful information for using RefWorks.
These aids provide information when importing references from a variety of databases.
Information on setting up and accessing your account on RefWorks.
Database searching
Menu of databases provided through EBSCO Publishing utilizing an interface maximized for use on smartphones and other mobile devices.
Tips and how-to guides for searching OhioLINK databses.
Guides to using the various databases, as well as tips for better searching, provided by OhioLINK.
databases
Describes how to set up search alerts and saved searches in catalogs and databases available at Kent State.
Alphabetical list of research databases selected and subscribed to by the Libraries or by OhioLINK. Access is limited to Kent State University users.
Selected databases for research in anthropology.
Research databases selected by Kent State University Librarians.
Research databases and evaluated web sites for biological sciences.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and free web sites for locating resources in the biomedical sciences.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating book reviews.
List of ranked, evaluated databases for researching topics in business, economics and marketing.
Instructions for installing CRSP to access U.S. Stock Databases and U.S. Indices Database.
Description below covers basic "Cited Reference Searching" at Kent State University.
Use these databases to find journal articles and other material on communication topics.
Computer science databases.
These free Web resources provide information for consumers in dealing with personal health issues.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in dance.
Links to chemistry, physics, and related tutorials and guides.
A list of online resources and cd-rom databases available for use only in the Chemistry/Physics Library
List of databases associated with Economics
Use these databases to find journal articles and other references for research in education. Access to many of these resources are limited to valid University users.
Links to LMS electronic journal subscriptions and open access journals for English studies.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about English Studies and related topics.
List of ranked, evaluated databases and web sites for researching topics in exercise, leisure, and sport.
List of ranked, evaluated databases and websites for researching topics in Family and Consumer Studies.
Subject Guide for Fashion Design and Merchandising.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
List of general interest databases selected and subscribed to by the Libraries or by OhioLINK. Access is limited to Kent State University users.
Collection of general reference and data resources of interest of chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Includes directories, dictionaries, and databases in relevant areas of study.
A guide to searching the GeoBase Database for Geography and Geoscience literature.
GeoRef Database Searching Guide
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about geography and related topics.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about geology and related topics.
Information about using Google Scholar to access library resources.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for government documents and information.
Use these databases to find journal articles and other research materials relating to health. A subject guide to free Web resources for consumer health is also available at http://www.library.kent.edu/page/14306.
Use these databases to find journal articles in history.
List of ranked, evaluated databases and websites for researching topics in Hospitality.
List of ranked, evaluated databases for researching topics in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management.
List of ranked, evaluated databases for researching topics in journalism and mass communication.
Use these databases to find journal articles in justice studies.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about language, literature, and related topics.
Use these databases to find law review articles, case law and other resources to answer legal questions.
List of ranked, evaluated databases for researching topics in Library and Information Science.
Use these databases to find journal articles and other material on marketing topics.
Select lising of databases relevant to study and research in mathematics.
University Libraries resources formatted for use on mobile devices.
Multimedia resources licensed and openly available for educational use by Kent State University students, faculty, and staff.
Multimedia licensed or openly available for educational use by Kent State University faculty, students, and staff.
Subject Guide for Music
List of databases for locating newspaper articles.
This listing includes online databases for finding journal articles in nursing. Access to many of these is limited to valid University users.
List of ranked, evaluated databases and websites for researching topics in Nutrition and Dietetics
Use these databases to find journal articles in Pan African Studies and related topics
Performing Arts Library home page.
Tutorials and resources for distance learners on how to gain access to library collections and services.
Selected resources for identifying articles for research and study in philosophy.
Use these databases to find journal articles in Political Science.
Select lising of databases relevant to study and research in psychology.
Selected resources for identifying articles for research and study in Religion.
Lists of ranked, evaluated databases and web sites for researching various topics.
Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Databases for identifying articles in sociology.
This listing includes online databases for finding journal articles in speech pathology and audiology. Access to many of these is limited to valid University users.
Resources and services for doctoral students in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
List of ranked, evaluated databases and web sites for researching topics in technology.
This library guide is a listing of resources to aid researchers and students as they pursue studies or research requiring information or access to tests, measurement tools, or assessment protocols. Call numbers indicate where items can be found in the Main Library at Kent State University. For further assistance, ask at the reference desk.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in theatre.
Recommended databases for Women's Studies research.
Demographic surveys
This is an excellent gateway to economic and population census data. Data are available for download, in customizable tables or in thematic mapped. The site provides access data from the Decennial Censuses, the Economic Censuses, and the American Community Survey.
This resource from the Geostat Center at the University of Virginia provides Web access to the electronic versions of the 1988, 1994, and 2000 County and City Data Books. This provides the opportunity to create custom printouts and/or customized data subsets.
Provides an archive of data sets for analysis in a range of academic disciplines, including political science, sociology, demography, history, economics, international relations, gerontology, public health, criminal justice, and education. Data collections consist of raw, unanalyzed data files, and codebooks. ICPSR data sets can be downloaded directly to a user's computer for use with statistical software such as SPSS or SAS.
Libraries and Media Services guide to resources and services available to Kent State University as a member of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).
The National Opinion Research Center Library (NORC) provides online access to some NORC survey data in .pdf format. The NORC conducts research in the public interest for government agencies, educational institutions, private foundations, non-profit organizations, and private corporations. (Try either the web catalog or digital library.)
Demographic surveys -- United States -- Statistics
Ref Index Table HA214 .A6 2003 Provides national data on education, health, income, labor force, living arrangements, population, spending and wealth. Summaries and statistics. The raw data is collected from U.S. Bureau of Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Educational Statistics and National Center for Health Statistics and analyzed by New Strategist analysts.
Demography
This is an excellent gateway to economic and population census data. Data are available for download, in customizable tables or in thematic mapped. The site provides access data from the Decennial Censuses, the Economic Censuses, and the American Community Survey.
Online sources for demographic statistical data for use alone or with GIS systems.
Select a state and then a county to access demographic data that can be used to create a map. US-Mexico border states, or historic US Census data available. The viewer has Java and Non-Java editions.
This site offers demographic and economic data for the following counties in northeast Ohio: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, and Summit. Focus is on post-1990 data.
Data compiled by the Economic Research Service, USDA.
Click on any state in the U.S. to receive basic U.S. Census statistics relating to employment and population.
From the Internet Public Library. Find out the basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C.
Select from various statistical categories relating to population to produce full color and greyscale maps of the United States.
This site provides state and county demographic information from 1790 to 1970 based on census data and other sources.
Demography -- United States -- Statistics
Social Explorer is a mapping tool that provides access to demographic information about the United States. Using Census data as well as the American Community Survey (ACS), and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study, it provide thousands of interactive data maps going back to 1790.
departments
Circulation Department homepage
Service and department phone numbers, home page links, etc
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Reserves information for faculty, students, and staff regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions
The WDR is the major analytical report from the World Bank. Topics differ from year to year. Has every World Development Report back to 1978.
dictionaries
Online dictionaries and thesauri selected by KSU librarians.
Print resources for economics subject guide page
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in music.
A collection of resources, including Subject Guides, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.
This library guide is a listing of resources to aid researchers and students as they pursue studies or research requiring information or access to tests, measurement tools, or assessment protocols. Call numbers indicate where items can be found in the Main Library at Kent State University. For further assistance, ask at the reference desk.
Dictionaries, Polyglot
This project was commissioned by The European Commission and executed by Heymans Institute of Pharmacology and Mercator School, Department of Applied Linguistics. Languages covered are: Dansk (Danish), Deutsche (German), English, Español (Spanish), Français (French), Italiano (Italian), Nederlands (Dutch), Português (Portuguese).
A slang dictionary with user-created definitions.
Dietetics
Look up herb, vitamin and other supplement information from Natural Standard, supplied by Mayo Clinic.
Provides access to abstracts relevant to human nutrition selected from more than 1,000 academic journals, books, reports and conferences published worldwide. Areas of human nutrition include food techniques; foods; physiology and biochemistry; nutrition and health; and clinical nutrition. Online version of Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series A. Human and Experimental.
United States Department of Agriculture "interactive dietary analysis tool" allows users to keep a food diary and have nutrients and dietary guidelines analyzed as well as physical activity. Diaries, and activity logs can be saved with user registration and tracked over a period of time. Recommendations are given with final analyses.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association guidelines for authors; a style guide for dietetics bibliographic formatting.
List of freely available web sites dealing with nutrition and/or dietetics
List of ranked, evaluated databases and websites for researching topics in Nutrition and Dietetics
Gateway to Federal Government information on Nutrition and health. Links to National Nutrient Database, food information and safety.
digital
KSU Calendar for ETD-related activities
Frequently Asked Questions about Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Checklist for students submitting an ETD
Instructions for preparing and submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Steps for submission of ETDs.
Preparation and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format.
A collection of web resources and books to learn about various careers, jobs or occupations.
Checklist for students submitting an Honors Paper
Steps for submission of Honors papers
Instructions for preparing and submitting Honors Papers at Kent State University
Preparation and submission of honors papers in electronic format.
A list of sites offering job postings
Checklist for students submitting a Liberal Studies Essay
Instructions for preparing and submitting Liberal Studies essays at Kent State University
Steps for submission of Liberal Studies essays
Preparation and submission of Liberal Studies essays in electronic format.
Media services available at University Libraries
Look here for resources pertaining to specific professions or majors.
A list of helpful books for writing resumes and cover letters and preparing for interviews.
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
A gateway page to digital archival collections in Special Collections and Archives.
Homepage for the Kent State University Libraries Communications Office
Quick overview about University Libraries, from services to events.
Digital libraries -- Africa
An online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa, Aluka includes a wide variety of high-quality scholarly materials ranging from archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, photographs, and slides. One of the site's primary objectives is to provide African scholars and students with access to scholarly materials originally from Africa.
Digital libraries -- Computer network resources
HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide (Information from Hathi Trust site 2/22/12). Content is wide ranging: food, religion, statistics manuals (e.g., SPSS), sleep, rap music, etc.
Digital media
Several databases of electronic images, videos, and sound; will eventually also include numeric data and other types of electronic media.
Links to collections of historical significance in the OhioLINK Digital Media Center. Collections include Lake Erie's Yesterdays, the E.W. Scripps Papers and the Wright Brothers Collection.
The Western Waters Digital Library serves to link special collections of participating institutions and provides a variety of resources to researchers such as government reports, classic water literature, legal transcripts, water project records, personal papers, photographic collections, and video materials about the Columbia, Colorado, Platte, and Rio Grande river basins. Users can browse by category, collection, or view suggested resources and links.
directions
Directions to the Kent campus and Map Library.
Provides maps and directions locating the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
Links to library locations, services and departments, building guide, library tour and campuses. Also includes web calendar to main library building hours, links to hours for department and services hours, and printable archive of hours.
directories
Telephone and other directory websites selected by KSU librarians.
A list of web sites containing directories of the faculty and departments in Chemistry and Physics.
A directory list of all Libraries & Media Services faculty and staff sorted by department.
A directory list of all University Libraries faculty and staff sorted by name.
This library guide is a listing of resources to aid researchers and students as they pursue studies or research requiring information or access to tests, measurement tools, or assessment protocols. Call numbers indicate where items can be found in the Main Library at Kent State University. For further assistance, ask at the reference desk.
Directors of corporations
Gives information on the development of the world's 4,550 largest companies. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, and competitors and other significant milestones.
An online source of comprehensive business and investment information for librarians, universities and other institutional professionals.
Disability evaluation
Carolyn Compton. Upper Saddle, NJ: Globe Fearon, 1996. Ref LB 1131.C5416 1996 Three to four page descriptions of a variety of tests concerned with academic skills, perception, memory, speech, language, gross motor skills, intelligence, and development for special populations. Descriptions include sample questions, what each test measures, how it is measured and the mean scores of each test.
Disarmament
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 115,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Dissertation abstracts international -- Indexes
Emily Fabiano. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1989. Ref LB 3051.F3 1989 Identifies tests used in dissertations written in education and physical education between 1938 and 1980. Look up the name of the test and then look for the selected population under that test. Entries refer to Dissertation Abstracts International (Z 5055.U5A53).
dissertations
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Resources for locating theses and dissertations in the areas of chemistry, physics, liquid crystals, computer science and mathematics.
KSU Calendar for ETD-related activities
ETD Contacts in Colleges and Schools
Forms for submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Frequently Asked Questions about Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Checklist for students submitting an ETD
Instructions for preparing and submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Steps for submission of ETDs.
Preparation and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format.
Information on how to access Kent State University theses, dissertations, and Honors College theses. Also covered is information on School of Library and Information Science graduate research papers. This information applies only to theses, dissertations, etc. produced by Kent State University students.
Information on how to search KentLINK for Kent State University theses, dissertations, and Honors College theses.
Dissertations, Academic
Includes citations for dissertations dating from the first U.S. dissertation issued in 1861. Contains abstracts for dissertations from 1980 to the present and for master's theses from 1988 forward. The work of authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities are also included. Titles published since 1997 are available in PDF digital format and have 24 page previews available.
Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students. Includes links to full-text.
Provided by UMI, resources are grouped by the categories of author, graduate schools and libraries, and researchers
KSU Calendar for ETD-related activities
Frequently Asked Questions about Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Checklist for students submitting an ETD
Instructions for preparing and submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Steps for submission of ETDs.
Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students. Includes links to full-text.
Preparation and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format.
Checklist for students submitting an Honors Paper
Steps for submission of Honors papers
Instructions for preparing and submitting Honors Papers at Kent State University
Preparation and submission of honors papers in electronic format.
A listing of dissertations and theses from KentLINK written by students from the Department of Chemistry.
A listing of dissertations and theses from KentLINK written by students from the Department of Computer Science.
A listing of dissertations and theses from KentLINK written by students from the Department of Mathematics.
A listing of dissertations and theses from KentLINK written by students from the Department of Physics.
List of dissertations and theses written by students in the Liquid Crystal Institute, found in KentLINK.
Checklist for students submitting a Liberal Studies Essay
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Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students. Includes links to full-text.
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Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students. Includes links to full-text.
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Emily Fabiano. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1989. Ref LB 3051.F3 1989 Identifies tests used in dissertations written in education and physical education between 1938 and 1980. Look up the name of the test and then look for the selected population under that test. Entries refer to Dissertation Abstracts International (Z 5055.U5A53).
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Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
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Authorization form for delivery of library materials to off-campus and distance-learning students.
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Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
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Library resources and services for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
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