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Introduction to electronic resources in the performing arts

Performing arts are perhaps the greatest beneficiaries of electronic publishing and have made use of many nontraditional, technology-dependent formats. From online multimedia magazines to streaming audio and video databases, the publishing possibilities, while still not fully realized, are astounding. The greater availability of these resources as well as the speed and ease with which new text passages, video clips, images and sounds can be manipulated and added to any given source adds to their appeal and gives rise to new forms of creative expression. The latter often result in and will continue to inspire many interesting legal reforms such as the Creative Commons License.

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