R&R – Music & Art
- ArtistWorks On May 18, 2021, ArtistWorks will be moving to the Libby app with the OverDrive service and access may be down temporarily. ArtistWorks is an online music lesson channel that provides access to lessons with step-by-step instruction from some of the world’s most sought-after musicians and teachers.
- Creativebug offers over 1,000 online arts and crafts video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists with new classes being added daily. With your EPL card, enjoy unlimited classes anytime, anywhere. Classes never expire, so you can start and stop projects at your own pace. Downloadable patterns, templates and recipes are available. App access is also available for Apple and Android mobile devices. View a quick tutorial here.
- Freegal – Freegal offers over 15 MILLION songs to be streamed AND downloaded with new music added daily. Find music from over 28,000 music labels, including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment. Create your own playlists, listen to channels, stream full albums, or simply download your music (and keep it!). Mobile apps available for iOS and Android. With your EPL card, you can access 7 hours of streaming daily and 5 MP3 downloads per week.
- Hoopla is a streaming media platform that offers access to over 100,000 music albums from Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and eOne. Entire albums are streamed and there is a 7 day lending period for music. 10 item checkout limit per month. Streaming movies and television shows and audiobooks are also available. Apps are available for iOS and Android devices.
- Naxos Music Library Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online offering over 2,222,300 tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk, and Chinese music. It includes the complete BIS, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Ondine and selected titles of other leading independent labels, with over 1,000 albums added monthly as well as extensive background information including liner notes. Visit Naxos and create a free student/member playlist account, and use those details to log in to the Naxos App.
- OAIster A catalog of more than 19 million digital resources organized by the Open Archives Initiative. These resources include Digitized books and articles, “born-digital” texts, Audio files, images, movies, datasets (downloadable statistical files).
- Art and Music Reference Books Online Gale Virtual Reference Library – use reference books in the library or from home 24/7. This database contains a wide variety of books including such diverse sources as: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990 and Arts and Humanities Through the Eras. Find authoritative information on a large number of topics. It’s like having a tall stack of reference books at your fingertips!
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