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Databases by Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)

Major Indexes

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Find fine arts and humanities journal articles from 1975 to present.

ARTstor

Find images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.

Index Islamicus

Indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Includes journals articles, proceedings, monographs, book chapters, and book reviews from 1906 to the present.

PRISMA - Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas

Full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

Additional Indexes

AFI Catalog

Find production credits, director, cast, plot summary, genre for American feature films produced from 1900 to 1970.

Art Full Text

Find articles on art, art history, advertising art, painting, graphic design, architecture, and museum studies from 1984 to the present.

Art Index Retrospective

International coverage of journal articles, yearbooks, and museum bulletins in art, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and other art-related topics from 1924 to 1989.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion with emphasis on Christianity. Articles indexing starts 1949 and 1975 for book indexes.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Offers access to international popular and scholarly literature in architecture, interior design, urban planning, archaeology, sustainable development and green design, from 1934 to the present.

BDSL Online (Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft)

German language index of (primarily) German language periodicals, covering all aspects of German language and literature from 1985 to the present.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Full-text of every significant English-language and foreign-language title covering multiple disciplines printed in Great Britain from 1701 to 1800.

Essay and General Literature Index

Database of essays and miscellaneous works found in books published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. From 1985 to present.

Film Index International

Find film plot summaries, cast and crew lists, personality biographies and film awards.

Film Indexes Online

Film Indexes Online provides detailed information on motion pictures (production information and citations to reviews and critical articles) and cinema workers.

Film Literature Index (1976-2001)

The Film Literature Index (FLI) is an index of popular and scholarly articles on film and television, film reviews, and book reviews published between 1976-2001.

In the First Person

An in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world, located within scholarly materials that are freely available on the Web or in Alexander Street databases. (Note that the library may not subscribe to all databases indexed.)

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (IIPA)

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 international periodicals covering a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry, including theater, musical theater, dance, opera, film, and television. Coverage: 1998-present.

International Medieval Bibliography

Includes references from journal articles, conference proceedings, essay collections and festschriften. Covers all aspects of medieval life in Europe, North Africa, Armenia, and the Muslim World from 1968 to present.

MLA International Bibliography (literature, language, linguistics)

Database of citations to journal articles, books and dissertations from the 1920s. International coverage in the disciplines of literature, language and linguistics literary theory and criticism.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

International in scope, RILM provides indexing and abstracts for periodicals in all areas of music, including classical traditional and popular, and covers all document types, including journals, conference proceedings, books, and dissertations. Coverage: 1967-present.