Database Survey1. Music Online: Opera in VideoThis database includes more than 470 hours of opera-relatedvideos, including interviews, documentaries, and live performances. Byproviding access to the opera world, this database serves to preserve the artof opera by digital means. To provide easier access, the database provides asearch bar, along with links to different composers, time periods, instruments,performers, and publishers.2. digitalCampusThis database includes academic movies for students towatch. The movies’ purpose is to aid in a student’s learning experience. Manyof the movies are old films, probably chose because some classes cover thetopic.
For example, Mary Shelley’s Frankensteinis displayed on this database.3. Hofmeister XIXThis database provides printed music from the Monatsberichte, a catalogue published byFriedrich Hofmeister in the 1820s.
Hofmeister XIX includes all of Hofmeister Monatsberichte from 1829-1900, exceptfor the original ads.4. eSkeletonsThe graphics of this database is very pleasing to the eye,with fun interactive designs and clear organization. Through the osteologydatabase from the Department of Anthropology at UT Austin, the faculty, staff,and students created a database exploring skeletons. This database providesstudents with information about skeletal anatomy of different animals.
5. The Materials Science & Engineering DatabaseThe Materials Science & Engineering Database includesgovernment publications, scholarly journals, magazines, and more. It coversfrom 1965 to present day, with topics from aerospace engineering to earthquakeengineering. This database serves to allow researchers to search specificallyfor topics related to their discipline.
6. Acta SanctorumActa Sanctorum was originally an encyclopedia that included68 volumes following the lives of Christian saints. This database is anelectronic version of this encyclopedia, which was published by the Societe desBollandistes in Antwerp and Brussels. Functioning to provide immediate accessto this text, this database includes the original texts, prefaces, apparatus anindices.