Comprehensive music reference.

Comprehensive index to online exhibits of thousands of artists.

Find artistic objects from different time periods.

Searchable, hypertext version of the printed work.

(University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Styles include the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Modern Language Association (MLA).

Based on the book by Paul Brians.

The complete works of William Shakespeare on-line and Bartlett’s familiar Shakespearean Quotations.

Chicagoland resource for the creative community.

William Strunk’s Elements of Style.

Encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legend.

Classical music site that is organized by eras and composers.

Explanation of what words mean.

Includes definitions of sentence parts, rules for comma usage and other punctuation marks, plurals, possessives, capitalization and lots more.

The official database for Broadway theatre.

Comprehensive film and television resource.

Resource for locating plays in anthologies.

Enter the ISBN of a book and chose a citation style.

Theater news, personalities, or planning to attend a production.

Watch full-length documentary films for free.

Art auctions, private sales and art-related financing activities.

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