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Online Hip Hop Ebooks
Ebooks can be accessed online 24-7. If you're off campus, you will need to provide your ASU credentials (email, password, student ID number) in order to access them.
Searching library databases is often the most efficient way to locate many resources, most notably scholarly journal articles, newspaper articles, and articles from popular magazines.
Some of these databases provide the full text of the articles, while others provide only citations and/or abstracts.All are accessed by clicking on the “Library Databases” link from the library homepage
Alexander Street (Music and Video Databases) This link opens in a new window
Cross-search all Alexander Street collections:
American History in Video, Classical Music in Video, Music Online: American Song, Music Online: Contemporary World Music, Music Online: Jazz Music Library, The PBS Video Collection, World History in Video
Arts & Humanities Database This link opens in a new window
Features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. It is designed to complement the following indexes: ABM, Avery, BHA, BHI, DAAI, Index Islamicus, MLA, Philosopher's Index and RILM.
Films on Demand History Through Films Collection This link opens in a new window
Large collection of academic, embeddable videos. Many programs from the History Channel, Biography Channel, BBC, PBS and other news channels are included in this collection.
Fine Arts and Music Collection This link opens in a new window
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Massive journal and e-book collection. Contains core scholarly journals from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
Citations for language, literature, linguistics and folklore articles and books.
Music Index with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Covers every aspect of classical and popular music. In addition to newly added full-text journals, it includes reviews of performances as well as reviews of sound recordings and videos.
Music Online: Listening (includes American Music, Contemporary World Music, and Jazz Music Library) This link opens in a new window
combines audio and video that spans all time periods, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles to provide an unparalleled learning environment for the teaching of music.
Project MUSE This link opens in a new window
Large, user-friendly collection of eBooks and scholarly journals.
Books about Creating Hip Hop Music
Scholarly Journals and other periodicals (newspapers, magazines, etc.)
Some selected scholarly journals
Hip Hop Culture & History Books