RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text includes approximately one million pages of full-text content from more than 200 periodicals from 50 countries in 40 languages, published from the early 20th century to the present. Most coverage commences with the first issue of the journal and includes cover-to-cover full text for every included title. Therefore, in addition to scholarly articles and reviews, the database includes obituaries, editorials, correspondence, advertisements, news items, and more.

Through a rich collection of the most relevant publications, including more than 90 journals that are not available elsewhere online, this resources provides both broad and specialized coverage of music and music-related disciplines, fields, and subject areas. Subject areas include musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, instruments, pedagogy, performance, and all other disciplines related to music.

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Political Science Complete provides extensive coverage of political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.

Content Includes:
•    More than 660 full-text journals
•    Nearly 340 full-text reference books and monographs
•    Nearly 45,000 full-text conference papers

Subjects Include:
•    Comparative politics
•    Humanitarian issues
•    International relations
•    Law and legislation
•    Non-governmental organizations
•    Political theory

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ProQuest Congressional. Enhanced digital collection of congressional materials, including hearings, from 1830 to the present.


The new RefWorks includes ways to collect, manage, and organize research papers and documents with a more user-friendly, intuitive interface. You can read, annotate, organize, and cite your research, as well as collaborate with colleagues by sharing collections.

RefWorks’ drag and drop capability along with its smart document recognition makes it easy and fast to upload documents and bibliographic information into your account. The “Save to RefWorks” feature captures research from websites with the click of a button. And the Write-N-Cite feature continues to work with Microsoft Word, while the new RefWorks Add-On is compatible with Microsoft Word 2016 and Google Docs. From simple bibliographies to papers formatted with in-text citations or footnotes, RefWorks handles it all.

Create an account in the new RefWorks:
1.Go to and select the “Create Account” link.
2.Use your Skidmore email address to sign in (,, etc. will not work).

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The Student Art in the Library 2016-17 exhibition features artwork by 31 Skidmore students. It was curated by art history students May Cohan and Hannah Traore and organized by Yvette Cortes, Fine Arts Librarian.

The exhibition will be on display on the 2nd floor of the Scribner Library through April 21. Please also see our online exhibition in Creative Matter!

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