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Hit Songs Deconstructed

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Password: Not available off-campus

Offers insight into the craft and trends behind today’s hit songs with actionable data and analysis. The platform includes an interactive database which houses the compositional characteristics of the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 and provides compositional trends, a library of reports and videos on songwriting and production techniques used to craft some of today’s most successful songs, a searchable archive of hit songwriting techniques culled from top 10 hits, and quarterly trend reports.

Trial Ends: 6/14/2019.

Questions about Hit Songs Deconstructed? Contact Drew Beisswenger, librarian for Music.

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Ebsco Magazine Archives

Life, Time, and Vanity Fair Magazine Archives

Login: No login needed for on-campus users
Password: Login wth your UARK username and password when prompted

Explore the archives of

  • Life Magazine, 1932-2000
  • Time Magazine, 1923-2000
  • Vanity Fair, 1913 to 1936 and 1983 to 2015
Each magazine is fully searhcable and presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format, complete with color PDFs. Advertisements are indexes, in addition to articles.

Trial Ends: 5/23/2019.

Questions about Life, Time, and Vanity Fair Magazine Archives? Contact Joel Thornton, librarian for Instruction and Liaison Services.

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Login: No login needed for on-campus users
Password: Off-campus access available only through a VPN connection

Explore archival runs of:

  • Los Angeles Times
  • The Washington Post
  • New York Amsterdam News
  • Pittsburgh Courier
  • The Baltimore Afro-American

Trial Ends: 5/26/2019.

Questions about ProQuest Historical Newspapers? Contact Joel Thornton, librarian for Instruction and Liaison Services.

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PressReader

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Password: Login wth your UARK username and password when prompted

Explore newspapers and magazines from around the world through the PressReader app. Pressreader brings together recent issues of more than 7000 publications from 120 countries in more than 60 languages -- all in one convenient platform.

Read more about how to access and customize PressReader.

The University Libraries are excited to partner with Associated Student Government to bring PressReader to campus.

Trial Ends: 5/15/2019.

Questions about PressReader? Contact Joel Thornton, librarian for Research and Instruction Services.

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