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Taxation
The Taxes page of Essential Links provides access to quite a few good tax sites.
The Internal Revenue Service site is the official source for federal tax forms and publications. A variety of tax resources are available as well.
The IRS offers this well-organized page of answers to common tax questions. The FAQ's can be browsed by category or searched by keyword.
This page links businesses to information related to federal business taxes.
This page offers information for individual taxpayers, including income tax, tax credits, and filing status.
The Newsroom is a good way to monitor any changes in federal taxes from the IRS.
This page links you to some of the government services and information you need as a business taxpayer of the State of Ohio.
This page links you to some of the government services and information you need as a taxpayer of the State of Ohio.
This page offers current and archived tax news and department news as well.
Tax resources selected by KSU librarians.
This site offers access to state and federal forms, other online resources. WorldWideWeb Tax is also an authorized IRS e-file provider.
This site offers a directory of online resources as well as tools and tips.
Taxation -- Forms
Kent is part of the Regional Income Tax Authority (R.I.T.A.) From this site you can get printable tax forms or can file electronically. Other cities in the area also belong to R.I.T.A.; go to: http://www.ritaohio.com/municipalinfo/ritamembers.htm to see if your city is a R.I.T.A. member.
The Internal Revenue Service site is the official source for federal tax forms and publications. A variety of tax resources are available as well.
Free File is online tax preparation and electronic filing through a partnership agreement between the IRS and the Free File Alliance, LLC. Eligible tax payers can now file their taxes electronically for free.
From this site, retrieve printable tax forms or file your taxes electronically.
Tax resources selected by KSU librarians.
Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States
Collections include United States tax reporter library, Federal tax coordinator library, Public domain library, RIA citator 2nd, RIA tax alerts, WG & L journals (include corporate taxation, Journal of taxation, Practical tax strategies), and State and local tax materials.
Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases
Collections include United States tax reporter library, Federal tax coordinator library, Public domain library, RIA citator 2nd, RIA tax alerts, WG & L journals (include corporate taxation, Journal of taxation, Practical tax strategies), and State and local tax materials.
Teachers -- Employment
Advice for all stages of a career in education. 2004.
Teaching -- Vocational Guidance
In this site one can find the following: what programs are on the discovery channels, lesson plans, a store for teachers, and educator's guide by Kathy Schrock, teaching tools, and homework helpers.
Advice for all stages of a career in education. 2004.
technical
Media services available at University Libraries
General overview of technology used within LMS.
Technical reports
Searchable database of technical reports produced by NASA, as well as other agencies, such as BioMed Central, Aeronautical Research Council (UK), arXiv Physics Eprint Server, and Energy Citation Database (OSTI)). Coverage includes research reports, journal articles, conference and meeting papers, technical videos, mission-related operational documents, and preliminary data.
Technical Services
List of practicum opportunities currently available in Technical Services.
TechKNOW is a quarterly review of bright ideas published by the Technical Services Division of the Ohio Library Council (OLC). This electronic publication provides: professional news; information on emerging library standards and library vendor products; book product and web resource reviews; information about professional associations; OLC division news; and practical advice for technical services librarians in public libraries and academic libraries. Typical topics include cataloging, authority control, acquisitions, library physical processing, serials and continuing resource management, preservation, library management, and metadata. Library standards that are illuminated include AACR2, RDF, FRBR, MARC21 Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC).
TechKNOW is a quarterly review of bright ideas published by the Technical Services Division of the Ohio Library Council (OLC). This electronic publication provides: professional news; information on emerging library standards and library vendor products; book product and web resource reviews; information about professional associations; OLC division news; and practical advice for technical services librarians in public libraries and academic libraries. Typical topics include cataloging, authority control, acquisitions, library physical processing, serials and continuing resource management, preservation, library management, and metadata. Library standards that are illuminated include AACR2, RDF, FRBR, MARC21 Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC).
A description of Technical Services activities meant to serve as an introduction.
Brief description of Technical Services positions for graduate students
Technology
Provides bibliographic information, abstracts, index terms, reviews,and the full-text for ACM conference proceedings. ACM journals, magazines, and newsletters are also available at this site, as well as through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center. Note: Not available off-campus.
An online encyclopedia that provides full-text access to articles, research updates, and dictionary terms in all areas of science and technology. Also contains biographies, weekly updates on hot topics and discoveries, a student center with resource guides, and links to related sites. Updated daily. This resource is available for the Kent, Salem, and Tuscarawas campuses only.
An interdisciplinary index of articles, essays, book reviews, conference proceedings, technical reports, and more published in 2600 journals edited in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan American issues. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and the humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Languages covered include Spanish, Portuguese, French and English.
"Welcome to the Community Learning Network, a site designed to help K-12 teachers integrate technology into the classroom. Here you'll find over 5,800 annotated links to educational sites with free resources, all organized by theme pages and keyword search."
Comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database, with abstracts from over 5,000 international journals, conference papers and proceedings, and technical reports. Includes links to full-text. Updated weekly.
Index and abstracts to engineering literature published from 1884-1968.
This site is considered the "Educator's Best Friend." It contains lesson plans, professional development, an administrator's desk, technology, school issues, and Ed World.
Full-text coverage of selected journals in the areas of arts, humanities, math, medicine, science, engineering, computer science, and social sciences. This link gives the current status of access to EJC titles. For some, links are provided through publishers' web sites.
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, text books and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the internet.
Entire collection of approximately seven million patents made available by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, from 1790's through mid-2006.
Describes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, technology, medicine and allied historical fields. Updated annually.
901 tables of general interest to scientists and engineers, and of particular interest to those involved with physics in the broader sense. Includes data on physical, thermodynamic, mechanical, other properties. Includes 7 interactive tables. Published by KNOVEL.
This division of NIST uses information technology to implement computer-aided integrated manufacturing systems.
Official web site for the national academies of the United States, which include the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering, The National Academy of Sciences, and the National Research Council. National Academies perform an unparalleled public service by bringing together committees of experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public. Most areas of science are covered, including chemistry and physics, biology, and more, with access to full-text of reports.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
International science and technology news and innovations. Also includes international job listings.
Search for issued patents, full-text since 1976, full-page images since 1790.
Patents Subject and Course guide by the University of California at Santa Barbara Davidson Library.
A collection of links to news and opinion in science and technology, updated daily.
This "Web of Science" database covers the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes more than 5,700 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines, with all cited references captured. Updated weekly.
Science Online from Facts On File (not the journal Science published by AAAS) presents information on a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
A division of Firstgov, the government information portal for science information and websites of government agencies involved in science. Links to each scientific discipline, and access to Federal Regulations.
Links to news in science, technology, and medicine from universities and other research organizations, updated daily.
Scientific American is the world's premier magazine of scientific discovery and technological innovation for the general public. Readers turn to it for a deep understanding of how science and technology can influence human affairs and illuminate the natural world.
Searchable database of scientific and technical acronyms and more. Online companion to the printed version.
A comprehensive science-specific search engine that filters out non-scientific sites and finds peer-reviewed articles such as PDF and PostScript files. Searches specialty sources, such as Medline, ScienceDirect, the U.S. Patent Office, BioOne, and more.
This web site offers an international calendar of IT and business technology events, conferences, and courses. Viewing events is free of charge.
News for IT managers on all aspects of business technology from CMP Media. Contains editorials/opinions contributed by writers from Information Week, Network Computing, and other publications, as well as an encyclopedia of IT terms.
List of ranked, evaluated databases and web sites for researching topics in technology.
Library and web resources useful to students and faculty in the School of Technology.
Textile Technology Complete is a scholarly and professional database covering scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. Containing over 400 periodical titles, it also draws on current technical reports, books, and trade literature. Also includes resources about apparel, home furnishings, and polymer industries.
Corporate research laboratory for the Navy and Marine Corps that conducts a broad program of scientific research, technology and advanced development.
Each of the virtual journals included presents an online collection of relevant papers from a broad range of "source" journals in the physical sciences. Full-text freely available for those journals to which Kent State University Libraries and Media Services subscribes.
Contains records to over 100 million items in most (if not all) subject areas. Materials may include books, computer data files and programs, films, journal and magazine titles, newspapers, manuscripts, musical scores, and more. Not included are individual articles, stories, or book chapters. Updated daily.
Teenagers -- Books and reading
Diana Tixier Herald. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1997. Ref Z1232 .H47 1997 Provides stories and plots for young adult literature.
Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States -- Bibliography
2nd ed. Betty Carter,Sally Estes, Linda Waddle. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 2000. Ref Z1037 .C34 2000 Brief annotations of recommended fiction and nonfiction books arranged by author within subject categories. Includes author, title, and subject/grade level indexes.
Teenagers -- United States -- Books and reading -- Bibliography
Millicent Lenz and Mary Meacham. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1994. Z1037 .L52 1994 An annotated bibliography of print and multimedia materials geared towards children and young adults from approximately grades 6 to 12.. Includes some non-English language materials. Includes title, author, and subject indexes.
Telecommunication
Provides access to the Gartner Group Research Reports, covering information technology (IT) and product evaluations.
Telephone -- Directories
From AT&T, this site provides both name searching and reverse lookup. Information is taken from printed phone directories.
Canadian white pages searching.
Search by business name or category. Also search by address, phone number or province.
Telephone and other directory websites selected by KSU librarians.
Find businesses by name or type. Search within city or zip.
Links to white and yellow pages from many countries.
Search for students, staff, faculty, and departments at the Kent and regional campuses.
From Lycos, find phone, address, email and web site listings.
From Verizon, search by keyword or business.
Search by business name, category or keywords. Links to driving directions and maps.
Search six white page directories simultaneously (Infospace, Dogpile, Whitepages.com, Yahoo, WhoWhere, Switchboard). Also run reverse searches by phone number or addresses.
Search six yellow page directories simultaneously (Infospace, Dogpile, Switchboard, Superpages, Smartpages, Worldpages). Also run reverse searches by phone number or addresses.
Find phone, address, and email listings.
Find business, people, maps, directions, and more.
television
Media services available at University Libraries
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Television broadcasting of news
EuroNews is Europe’s news channel covering world news from a European perspective in a choice of seven languages. EuroNews broadcasts simultaneously in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
Contains listings, summaries, and descriptions of news broadcasts found in the Vanderbilt University television news archive. Segments of the evening news as well as special broadcasts covering political conventions, presidential campaigns, international events, and more are included. Names of reporters, anchors, persons involved in an event, and a summary may be searched. Major networks covered are ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN, as well as ABC's Nightline since 1989.
Television broadcasting of news -- History
Contains listings, summaries, and descriptions of news broadcasts found in the Vanderbilt University television news archive. Segments of the evening news as well as special broadcasts covering political conventions, presidential campaigns, international events, and more are included. Names of reporters, anchors, persons involved in an event, and a summary may be searched. Major networks covered are ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN, as well as ABC's Nightline since 1989.
Tests in microfiche -- Indexes
Princeton, NJ: ETS Test Collection, 2000. Ref LB3051 .T45x 2000 cum. index Sets A-Z
Textbooks -- Bibliography
Find comparison prices for used and new college textbooks from various online stores.
The University System of Ohio's electronic textbook source offers substantial savings over the cost of new print textbooks.
Find comparison prices for used and new college textbooks from various online stores.
Textbooks -- Bibliography -- Catalogs
New York: Bowker Ref Z5813 .A51 (Latest ed.) An annual index to textbooks, reference books for use in elementary and high schools, periodicals, maps, pedagogical books, test, teaching aids, and other classroom related materials published in the United States and currently available for purchase. Entries arranged by subject. Also includes author, title, series, serial, and publisher indexes.
Textbooks -- Catalogs
New York: Bowker Ref Z5813 .A51 (Latest ed.) An annual index to textbooks, reference books for use in elementary and high schools, periodicals, maps, pedagogical books, test, teaching aids, and other classroom related materials published in the United States and currently available for purchase. Entries arranged by subject. Also includes author, title, series, serial, and publisher indexes.
The University System of Ohio's electronic textbook source offers substantial savings over the cost of new print textbooks.
Textile fabrics
This offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals is also included. Also includes access to Art Index Retrospective.
This large glossary in PDF format provides detailed definitions for fibers and fiber-related terms as well as extensive black and white illustrations.
Homepage of the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
Textile Technology Complete is a scholarly and professional database covering scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. Containing over 400 periodical titles, it also draws on current technical reports, books, and trade literature. Also includes resources about apparel, home furnishings, and polymer industries.
textiles see Textile fabrics
Theater
Features summaries of 133 representative modern dramas.
Brief, yet informative articles discussing the development of theatrical design from Ancient Greece to the twentieth century.
Free acting lessons, access to monologues online, current audition postings, and more.
Created by actors for actors. Resources, guides, articles and advice. You must register to search for casting calls, but it’s free.
Covers everything from headshots, resumes and preparing for an audition, to business and legal considerations or joining a union. Each section has an essential checklist.
This theater review source covers productions from New York City to San Francisco and is updated bi-weekly. Links to regional theater review sources are also provided.
Although this site is no longer being maintained, it is still a useful index to plays in electronic form available on the web. Works are usually those in the public domain (not covered by copyright) and include authors such as Shakespeare, Ibsen, Jonson and Euripides.
The American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) is a U.S.-based professional organization that fosters scholarship on worldwide theater and performance, both historical and contemporary.
A multimedia anthology selected from various Library of Congress holdings. This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920.
Current international news on performances and other events.
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.
Provides links to hundreds of resources for theater history, including original resources, many of which provide excellent basic information for students.
List of theater support organizations and professional associations.
Highlighted topics include stage and film products, lighting and audio links, manuals and tips, and an extensive job list. Links are provided for twelve different countries.
This site contains the most complete editorial coverage of theater on the web, including the latest news, interviews with actors and playwrights, opening-night coverage, original theater reviews and video features. Broadway.com also offers current box office results, show synopses, credits and biographies and in-depth Tony Awards coverage.
Encyclopedia of playwrights, actors, directors, theaters, companies, movements, events, technology, and other aspects of theatre. International coverage of historical and current information.
Organized and maintained by the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, Inc., this site provides access to a number of Hispanic play texts, organized by playwright. Other resources related to Hispanic theater are also available. This site can be read in either English or Spanish.
Offers the full text of all of Shakespeare's plays and poetry as well as links to other resources online.
Includes biographies, bibliographies, and critical essays on contemporary playwrights whose works are in English.
Provides criticism on contemporary theatre, film and television as well as biographical and bibliographical information on people in this field. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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.
Covers Western costume history by period and includes a time line of costume history images, and links to websites on costume history and design.
Presents a large variety of links to resources for performing arts.
This library of World Wide Web sites is extremely thorough, containing links to both theater production (acting, directing, writing, etc.) and research sites. A subject index is available for those who are not sure which site might contain the information they are seeking.
Everything you ever wanted to know about clothing in the Elizabethan Era. Articles on underclothes, dress patterns, and hats only hint at the completeness of this site. Great pictures and diagrams accompany most of the text.
The complete text of a 16th century fencing manual.
The terminology of Stage Combat, according to the SAFD.
This site is based on the German publication, "Zur Geschichte der Kostume" printed in Munich from 1861 to 1880. This is a good source for researching fashion during the Victorian era and includes both formal and folk dress.
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.
Covers 620 notable plays, including summaries, dates of publication and first productions, and references to other critical discussions.
Provides biographical information and critical discussion on 500 playwrights (v.2) and 500 actors, directors, and designers (v.3).
General information, statistics and fun facts about Broadway shows, theaters and people. Includes currently playing shows as well as past productions.
Starts with general helpful resources, moving on to resources by topic (actors and acting, stagecraft and technical theater, etc.), finding primary materials and other guides. Maintained by Kevin McCoy, PhD of Steston University in Florida.
While not a clothing history site, visitors have access to millions of photographs from the LIFE magazine archives including photographs that document costume and fashion history. Visitors may wish to try a keyword search by the name of a specific designer or a topical search by a decade.
An interesting page covering the subtle language of the handheld fan. Compiled by a fan manufacturer, this page is a great reference for much of the late Classical and Romantic era operas.
List of library catalogs useful in music research.
Similar to IBDB, only featuring information about Off-Broadway productions. Archives date back to 1958 (as of April 2010).
The Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design is housed at the University of Urbana-Champaign. It consists of over 5000 pieces including costume and set designs. The collection documents 150 productions of Shakespeare and modern classics dating from 1932 to 1976, staged in England and the United States. The collection, most of it digitized, can be searched by play title, theater name, actor and director names, as well as medium.
A comprehensive and well annotated site. Includes a Shakespeare Timeline, HTML and text complete websites, study guides, festivals and theatre companies, Shakespeare’s renaissance contemporaries, and a great deal more.
List of software available on computers in the Performing Arts Library and adjacent computer labs.
The Cyber Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre, TV and Film.
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
Recent reviews published in the New York Times are available, full text, at this site. You must first subscribe to the New York Times online service before these reviews are available to you.
Offers information about current productions, feature articles and reviews of Off-Broadway productions in New York City.
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.
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.
A time line organized by decade covering major events in twentieth century theater history.
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.
Biographical information.
A reference guide to the history and creation of colors. The site provides the origin of basic colors and in depth information about how to make and use pigments.
An index of plays in English searchable by title; author; subject; style; genre; cast type; and more. Play Index provides the full publication details needed to locate the play in its published manifestations. All Play master records contain a link to the results of an Internet metasearch of specially selected Web sites to link to full text, criticism, and other useful information.
Contains playbill information for Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional, and London theaters, as well as ticket ordering information, recent theater news, and other features concerned with current theater.
Search here for information on authors world wide, as well as the full text, in German, of some of their works.
Prop master Sean McArdle has created a blog containing numerous articles and links about how to “Do It Yourself”, from making an electric generator to creating a green lantern ring. Up to date issues, such as the effects of smoking on stage are well addressed.
Offers over 320,000 sound files for download through its sound effects library. Purchase is required for full effects, but there are free samples.
For that added touch of realism to any opera, just add a little stage blood. These relatively simple recipes are good enough (and safe enough) to eat.
Learn the very basics of rapier combat with this informative resource. After you have reviewed the technique of rapier combat, stage your own fight using the sample fight choreography provided. Note: These are only very basic techniques of combat. Before engaging in your own stage combat, it is highly recommended that you work with a trained professional, so as to insure the highest level of safety possible.
The technical data presented can be used by amateurs or professionals. Included are resources on specific lighting instruments, a great guide to light bulbs, and a list of worldwide theater lighting organizations.
Information about Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theater, with reviews and chat message boards.
Contains sites featuring the art of performance costuming, for live theater (including drama, dance, opera, sport, and stage performers) and film (motion pictures and television).
This web site gathers a phenomenal number of links for the costuming student or professional. Extremely useful are the links providing designs and images.
Home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare materials. The Discover Shakespeare section provides pertinent information about his life and works, Shakespearean theaters, FAQs and links to other Shakespeare sites. Teach and Learn features lesson plans, study guides and Shakespeare for Kids.
One of the collections at the University of Pennsylvania’s Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image. Contains virtual copies of early works by William Shakespeare and multimedia tutorials for Romeo & Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Richard III and King Lear.
A pathfinder divided into online sources and print sources. Provides ample listings for those interested in working behind the scenes.
Featured here are stage and costume designs, still photographs, posters, and scripts for productions of Macbeth and The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus as staged by Orson Welles, and for Power, a topical drama of the period (over 3,000 images).
A collection of useful links for full text play sources, theater history, musical theater, design and technology, and others.
The main organization in the U.S. promoting safe stage combat in theater. While it would be nice to be able to learn stage combat from a web site, such a site is rare. The SAFD's site, however, contains information about modern stage combat training standards, the group's history, and combat links.
An index to selected images used in the study of fashion and costume.
This site contains a collection of original plays and screenplays, criticism and links to other sites concerned with theater.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in theatre.
A national organization founded to foster communication among professional, community and university theaters.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in theatre.
This website is useful for period research, from classical to contemporary. Also contains specific links for costumes, design and computer assisted design, lighting and technical theatre. Maintained since 1996 by Jack Wolcott, former Associate Director and Graduate Program Coordinator of the University of Washington School of Drama.
Supports librarians and archivists affiliated with theatre, dance, performance studies, popular entertainment, motion picture and broadcasting collections.
Free web sites for Theatre.
Full list of theatre and dance databases.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Theatre and Dance
In association with the University of Exeter, UK drama department, content is also pertinent to USA students. Completely devoted to technical theater, the site includes information for beginners and amateurs. Book suggestions are also provided.
Provides links to resources in areas of drama, theater and screenwriting. Maintained by the University of California, Santa Barbara, English Department.
Provides information about Wireless Printing in the Performing Arts Library.
Encyclopedia documenting artistic development in the Arab World. Includes articles on playwriting, music theatre, dance theatre, theatre for young audiences, puppet theatre, design, architecture, technology, training, criticism, and scholarship.
The largest site for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios, online since 1995.
Provides links to resources in more than 50 countries around the world, for professionals, amateurs, academics and students of all ages.
For those interested in improvisational theatre and comedy. Features include online discussion forums, full descriptions of improv games, groups by state or country (however the groups list has not been updated since 2003), and a bookstore.
Theater -- Reviews
This theater review source covers productions from New York City to San Francisco and is updated bi-weekly. Links to regional theater review sources are also provided.
This site contains the most complete editorial coverage of theater on the web, including the latest news, interviews with actors and playwrights, opening-night coverage, original theater reviews and video features. Broadway.com also offers current box office results, show synopses, credits and biographies and in-depth Tony Awards coverage.
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.
Recent reviews published in the New York Times are available, full text, at this site. You must first subscribe to the New York Times online service before these reviews are available to you.
Offers information about current productions, feature articles and reviews of Off-Broadway productions in New York City.
Contains playbill information for Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional, and London theaters, as well as ticket ordering information, recent theater news, and other features concerned with current theater.
Information about Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theater, with reviews and chat message boards.
The largest site for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios, online since 1995.
Theatre see Theater
Theology
A premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion representing all the major religious faiths, major denominations, and numerous language groups. Major areas of coverage include: Archaeology & Antiquities, Bible, Church History, Human Culture & Society, Missions & Ecumenism, Pastoral Ministry, Philosophy & Ethics, Religious Studies, Theology, and World Religions. Updated twice per year.
A premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion representing all the major religious faiths, major denominations, and numerous language groups. Major areas of coverage include: Archaeology & Antiquities, Bible, Church History, Human Culture & Society, Missions & Ecumenism, Pastoral Ministry, Philosophy & Ethics, Religious Studies, Theology, and World Religions. Updated twice per year.
Thermochemistry -- Databases
Provides thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program.
Thermochemistry -- Tables
Contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties.
Online version of the 1954 title, with links to the full-text of numerous tables of data, including chemical, physical and thermal properties of many different kinds of materials.
thesauri
Online dictionaries and thesauri selected by KSU librarians.
theses
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Media services available at University Libraries
Tourism
Trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for students, researchers and practitioners in the areas of hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism.
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The Florentine is a bi-weekly publication intended to encourage English-speaking people living in Florence to "actively participate in and 'connect' with Florentine and Tuscan life and culture." While downloading the publications as PDFs and accessing the online archive requires a paid subscription, visitors will find they can access many brief online articles on topics including News, Style & Fashion, Culture & Customs, and a special section of articles on Florence for Students.
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tours
A list of resources available to students and faculty requiring support for course assignments or research.
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.
Media services available at University Libraries
Register for PeRCs, 60+ Minute Seminars, Tours, and RBAs.
Toxicology
Provides information by congressional mandate concerning public health assessments of waste sites, health consultations concerning specific hazardous substances, health surveillance and registries, response to emergency releases of hazardous substances, applied research in support of public health assessments, information development and dissemination, and education and training concerning hazardous substances.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Produced by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, this site provides a series of summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology. Includes information about exposure to hazardous substances found around hazardous waste sites and the effects of exposure on human health.
Trademarks
Ref T223 .V4 A22 Lists over 358,000 consumer brands along with the type of product represented by the brand and the name of the manufacturer or distributor of the brand. Names and addresses of manufacturers and distributors follow the listing of brands.
Ref T223 .V1 C66 Each company-and-address entry is followed by an alphabetical listing of its brands.
Ref 5415.15 .C56x cop. 2 Profiles 34 consumer brands with social significance.
Information about and access to online tools for searching for trademarks.
Traffic accidents
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) contains data on all vehicle crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality. This FARS Query System provides interactive public access to fatality data through this web interface.
Translating And Interpreting
Provides a section on worldwide jobs for translators and interpreters.
This free database indexes scholarship in the fields of Translation and Interpretting. It contains over 35,000 entires. Created and maintained by the faculty at the Universitat d'Alacant in Spain.
Government information resources for students studying commercial, legal, and diplomatic translation.
IATE is a multilingual term bank developed for European Union Institutions and Agencies to assist translators and other language professionals.
"The INDEX TRANSLATIONUM data base contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about a hundred of UNESCO's Member States since 1979 and totalizing some 1,300,000 notices in all disciplines." Produced by UNESCO.
Provides links to both professional and information resources, including guides to French Translation tools.
This growing bibliography includes more than 10,000 annotated records in the field of Translation and Interpreting (T&I) Studies.
This growing bibliography includes more than 10,000 annotated records in the field of Translation and Interpreting (T&I) Studies.
transparencies
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Transportation -- United States -- Maps
Iowa DNR Interactive Mapping allows interactive viewing of aerial maps of Iowa using different search criteria: streams, lakes, watersheds, highways and roads, public lands, and political boundries.
The North Dakota State Agency Interactive and Static Maps site provides maps of North Dakota, including maps of groundwater pesticide sensitivity, commerce, road conditions and construction, game and fish areas, legislative districts, tax rates, oil and gas information, and sex offender residences. The site also provides metadata and related links. Use Hub Explorer for aerial photography.
Ref Desk Coll fG1201 .Q4 R24 A 2-volume set that provides large state maps which clearly indicate towns, cities, counties, metro areas, rivers, lakes, and railroads. In addition to large maps of each state, this atlas includes marketing data consisting of population, income, manufacturing and sales data for counties, basic trading areas, and MSAs. Other useful data, such as elevation, airlines, zip codes, highway distances, colleges and universities, and ranked lists of large companies are also provided.
Transsexuals
Search this primarily full-text database of publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government publications, non-governmental organization (NGO) publications, and special reports. Coverage extends from 1970 to the present, with most material published since 1990.
LGBT Life provides indexing and abstract coverage of the world's literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Disciplines covered include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, sociology and more.
Travel
This webportal provides many links to help guide you through NYC. Review the menu on the left side of the page to find walking tours and read restaurant, museum and shopping reviews as well as finding links to discount Broadway tickets.
Worldwide health information and advisories for travelers, from the US Government Centers for Disease Control.
Provides links to US and international city guides, driving directions, travel reports, reservation sites and more.
An ever-changing links site, City Search connects to online Yellow Pages and many brief articles. A “Today in New York” section provides reviews of popular businesses and locations.
City guide, news and classifieds for the city of Cleveland, Ohio provided by Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper.
Converts every known world currency using real time rates.
Provides links to flight reservations, hotels, car rentals, vacation packages, and cruises.
Excellent travel guides that are searchable by country and city
Official information for U.S. travelers about passport, visa, and immunization requirements for entry into foreign countries, from the US State Department.
Travel guides that are searchable by city or country.
Official information for U.S. travelers about customs regulations, detainable items and personal exemptions.
This NYC map allows you to zoom in or out and to search in different directions.
This webportal provides site searching by topic and location as well as links to events, Broadway shows, arts and attractions and more. Pull down menus allow visitors to access maps, editorial and user reviews, get directions and view sample itineraries.
This webportal provides links to NYC government resources. Follow links to find lists of elected officials and information and services for residents, businesses and visitors.
Travel and vacation information from the Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism. Covers attractions, accommodations and events.
Provides links to flight reservations, hotels, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages, special deals, and travel care alerts.
Official information about US passports, from the US State Department. Includes downloadable passport applications.
Guide to offbeat attractions located throughout the continental United States.
Travel guides that are searchable by countries, cities, or keyword.
Superfuture 4.0 offers “urban cartography for global shopping experts” with maps and reviews of thousands of businesses in major cities worldwide. Follow the New York link under the Supercities tab to find maps of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods. Each interactive map allows viewers to click on stores, museums, clubs and restaurants in order to bring up addresses, reviews and contact information.
The Florentine is a bi-weekly publication intended to encourage English-speaking people living in Florence to "actively participate in and 'connect' with Florentine and Tuscan life and culture." While downloading the publications as PDFs and accessing the online archive requires a paid subscription, visitors will find they can access many brief online articles on topics including News, Style & Fashion, Culture & Customs, and a special section of articles on Florence for Students.
This succinct but well-written essay on modern Italian fashion is part of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History series. The essay is illustrated with examples of clothing pieces from the museum's collection. By clicking on the thumbnail of a piece, visitors may bring up a detailed museum record as well as additional information and related links.
Provides links to airfares, trains, car rentals, cruises, and hotels and resorts.
Includes up-to-date travel warnings listed alphabetically by country, public announcements, and consular information sheets, from the US State Department.
Provides links to flight reservations, lodging, car rentals, vacation destinations, and cruises.
World time zone map with current time.
Categories listed by countries; regions; and the United States.
Review the tabs to find links to hotels, dining, shopping and nightlife or view the homepage calendar. Visitors can click on the NYC Essentials tab to find neighborhood tours and print custom maps.
Trumbull Regional Campus Library
Archive of Kent State regional campus maps, aerial photgraphs, and development plans from 2004.
Tumors
Database developed by the Development Therapeutics Program of the National Cancer Institute, which provides information on screening results and chemical structural data on compounds for use in treating cancer and AIDS that are not covered by a confidentiality agreement.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Tuscarawas Regional Campus Library
Archive of Kent State regional campus maps, aerial photgraphs, and development plans from 2004.
tutorials
Links to chemistry, physics, and related tutorials and guides.
Frequently asked questions about the Library Skill Modules
A list of resources available to students and faculty requiring support for course assignments or research.
Description of instruction programs.
A listing of brief tutorials about how to do basic things at the University Libraries.
Links to tutorials developed by Kent State librarians and library staff.
Map Library GIS tutorial.
Media services available at University Libraries
This site includes links to molecular biology tools, databases, tutorials, and educational resources.
Instructional guide to finding printed music in collected editions.
Audacity Audio Editing Tutorial
Links to Multi-Modal Composition Tutorials for English 11011 and 21011 courses
Links to Free Software for creating mulitmedia essays and digital stories
SMS Google Site Page Order Tutorial
SMS POWERPOINT ESSAY TUTORIALS
Create a website using MS Publisher
SMS Sample Audio Essay Script
SMS Tutorial: How to use EZCD Creator
SMS Tutorial Scanning Basics
Student Multimedia Studio Tutorials
Upload Web Pages and Files using Internet Explorer Browser
SMS WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT TUTORIALS
How to create a web page using Microsoft Word XP
Trouble shooting a web site
SMS Embed Music into a Web Page Tutorial
SMS Embed Video into a Web Page Tutorial
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
SMS POWERPOINT TUTORIALS
SMS TUTORIALS FOR MARILYN SEGUIN'S ADVANCED BUSINESS WRITING AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION COURSES
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
SMS VIDEO PRODUCTION TUTORIALS
SMS VIDEO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Digital Storytelling Tutorials Picture Stories using PStory3 Video Stories using Windows Move Maker and Audacity
Software Usability Matrix for Video Compositions
Frontpage Basics Tutorial
How to record a Powerpoint Presentation to a CD so that the links work.
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Student Multimedia Studio Tutorials
Quick overview about University Libraries, from services to events.