The SONG INDEX helps locate songs from published collections housed in the Queen's Music Library stacks. The index provides access to specific songs by composer, song title or first line, as well as other means of searching.
Researchers have the unique opportunity to discover the intricacy of South Africa’s past and present as reflected in its newspapers. SA Media is a living archive of invaluable insights from 1977 to the present day.
Part of the World Newspaper Archive, these colonial-era titles were published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka from 1864-1922. Among the key publications: Amrita Bazar Patrika (Calcutta), Bankura Darpana (Bankura), Madras Mail (Madras), Tribune (Lahore) and the Ceylon Observer (Sri Lanka). Languages include English, Bengali, and Gujarati.
The third and final module of the expansive Colonial Caribbean collection studies a turbulent period of economic decline and uprising across the region. The documents, drawn from The National Archives, UK, explore the rise of indentured labour of Chinese and Indian workers against a backdrop of injustice and poverty in previously enslaved communities leading to widespread rebellion across the Caribbean. Covering 1850-1870.
The Focal Press Theatre Books collection contains 72 practical and vocational stagecraft titles from renowned theatre studies imprint Focal Press. Through an array of guides, handbooks, toolkits, and masterclasses, this collection supports practical courses relating to the theatre industry, whether in front of the curtain or behind the scenes. The library already offers the core toolkit books (e.g. for the director, technical director, production, design, properties, manager, lighting). Please search Omni for specific titles.