Monday, January 30, 2006

New Features on Webpage

The Tom Green County Library is pleased to announce three exciting new databases that are available on our webpage.
Smithsonian Global Sound - produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
Classical Music Library - Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries.
African American Song - the first online resource to document the history of African American music in an online music listening service. The collection contains a diverse range of genres such as jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives, among others.
The first two titles are available on our database. The third title, African American Song, is available at